from the 2010 archives…We spent an entire afternoon Saturday making treats for the birds – and the bird lovers we know. Nana came across a really neat recipe for birdseed wreaths. I was especially excited about it because it is peanut free for our crew. Just three ingredients! Gelatin, water and birdseed. We made ten, [...]
Eldest Boy, a.k.a. My Backyard, has a passion for bird watching, is our resident bird feeder filler and is sharing our May bird study today. He wrote this up last week during our study… For our bird study, we picked the most interesting birds we’ve seen in our backyard lately. Brown Thrasher – The brown [...]
Back when we were studying the solar system with Answers in Genesis: Our Universe, I read the Answers Magazine issue on Discovering a Young Universe. When I finished reading that one, it made me want to find all the other issues of Answers Magazines we have in our house. It’s a good sized stack. So [...]
A long time ago we bought a screech owl/kestrel bird house. And some nuthatches have nested in it! One of them seems to be ‘sweeping’ the top of the house while the other stays in the house. To hear the white-breasted nuthatch call, click Cornell Lab or Ornithology. Here are the pictures: Do you [...]
Our homeschool group went on a field trip to Agricultural Heritage Days yesterday.We learned a bunch about 1930 – 1960. I really liked the farm animals.Here are some pictures:That’s all for today!
We’ve released two black swallow-tails!It was fun. The last one came out of its chrysalis today – on the first day of fall. We are going to release this last one tomorrow!Click over to Black swallow-tail caterpillars to see how small they were a month ago.Here are some pictures:Here’s the release of the second one:I’m [...]