Category Archives: Nature Journals

Using my pressed flowers

I used the flowers I dried in the flower press I made! I’m creating another book- similar to the Wild Family Book of Potions and Brews. This new book is called Mind Body Spirit and it will hold information about how we benefit from plants! The Daisy and Four-Leafed Clover turned out so nice!  You can …

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DIY Flower Press 🌺 

I made a Nature Journal/ Recipe Book to keep track of all that I’m learning concerning herbs and weeds and natural remedies! Yes- I have a laminator and a book binder! I realize this makes me a nerd and a half πŸ€“ Anyway… I want to be able to place pressed flowers in the journal to …

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A class on Nature Journaling

Nature Journaling in itself is easy and fun. Basically, you go out in nature, observe and draw! Although the kids and I have done it before while inside Β and sick …Β  And I have sewn sit-upons to use while outside observing and drawing… But when I heard there was a class at the Mo Department …

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Having a proper picnic at Wilderness Park

We decided to have a real picnic at the park.   Despite the park being surrounded by major roads, it really is a haven for wild animals. We have even seen a coyote here in years past – from the car thankfully! We usually bring food with us whenever we go to parks- but it’s in …

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Sewing a “sit-upon” for nature studies

The kids spent another sick day at home yesterday… … So in the time that they watched Kung Fu Panda, I sewed 5 sit-upons. Sit-upons: something to sit-upon while outside. This was a project I had been putting off because there was always something else to be done. So, I took advantage of the situation and …

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Nature journaling inside… While looking at the TVΒ 

Ugh! The stomach bug got us bad! The worst of it was yesterday… But we are still recovering today! Everyone was bored of being sick, so I had to come up with something fun and WILDlike! … And I got an idea… Something I have been wanting to add to our day is Nature Journaling. …

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