Now that you fed the birds yesterday, who else lives in your yard or the park? Take the kids out for an investigation. What kind of bugs can they find? What flowers do they see? What sounds do they hear? If you are looking for frogs and crickets, drive by St. Martha's pond on George Washington St. in the late afternoon or early evening. At least this Spring, it's been a noisy hotbed of swampy music.
August 23, 2019
What Kids Learn
Investigating is a form of critical thinking in its own right, but playing this way will encourage kids to explore nature. It also is open-ended play which will foster imagination.