Category Archives: field trips

Monarch taggingΒ 

We got to be citizen scientists today!  We went to The Weldon Springs Interpretive Center where we learned how to catch a butterfly so it can be tagged! Edison caught the first butterfly… in fact he caught two at once! Simone was overjoyed when she finally caught her butterfly!! Andre was sneaky and quiet which …

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Bird banding and bird releasing!

We went to the World Bird Sanctuary this morning for a bird banding demonstration. Nets were put up this morning near bird feeders to catch song birds.  We saw a cardinal and a mourning dove get caught. The net doesn’t hurt the bird… here’s the cardinal in the net… Then the bird is checked out …

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Fusion Fun: reusing plastics bags

Simone and I went to the library for a Mommy/daughter date this evening! We took a class called Fusion Fun- it involved melting used plastic bags together to create a new reusable bag! The organizer had saved a bunch of used plastic bags and even some party tableclothes. We cut out different pictures that we …

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Total solar eclipse workshop

We went to a library workshop on the total solar eclipse that will be happening soon!  August 21, 2017 at 1:17 to be exact!! We were given awesome glasses made specifically for the eclipse! You can safely look at the sun through them… and the sun looks like an adorable star β˜€οΈ ⭐️!! We were given demonstrations …

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Mystery Pond

Simone and I went to Cadette-Camp-a-Rama (Girl Scout Camp) this past weekend! While Simone was off with her friend being independent, I assisted at the Mystery Pond! What’s Mystery Pond? It’s a very healthy pond that the girls get to explore using nets and scoops! *I know it looks like poison ivy at the bottom …

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Missouri Botanical Gardens πŸŒΈπŸŒΊπŸŒ³πŸƒ

We went to the Missouri Bitanical Gardens today with my parents and some cousins – and had a fabulous time 😊 We were there for 4 hours and walked a total of 5 miles!  We obviously saw many beautiful flowers… From water lilies to Crown of thorns, and Venus fly traps! We saw one adorable …

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