For several months now, I have been talking to the children about what we're calling our "Summer Projects." Right now, my 7-year-old daughter wants her project to be all about butterflies. My 8-year-old son is having a hard time narrowing down his project, so I am gently encouraging him to focus on insects, reptiles, and amphibians (not the entire animal kingdom). I tell ya, I will NOT be surprised if this kid is a zoologist one day!
I believe these Summer Projects will help instill in them a love of learning. They have chosen their topics, and they will be given opportunities through nature hikes, library books, nature journals, and anything and everything we can think of to learn. They will read, write, and draw about everything they learn this Summer! I am getting more excited as I type this out!
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