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Week 3: Yucca paint brushes

Today was an energetic day at Hawk Circle! The girls were bursting with excitement, so we played a long game of Raccoon Steals Doughnut. The girls were very sneaky and giggly, which was a difficult combination in this game of stealth. We followed the…

Week 2: Learning the land

Dear Robin Circle Families, Last week was so much fun, I didn’t even get a chance to take photos! We spent most of the day exploring Chautauqua, specifically the McClintock trail where past Robin Circle has spent much of their time. During our wander,…

Week 2: Harvest for primitive paints

Sweet Pea flowers, bark, choke cherries, sumac, rose hips, sunflower petals, juniper berries, black stones, charcoal, yellow dock, and so much more!!   Today at Hawk Circle we began a project that may span a few weeks: learning the craft of making primitive paints!…

Week 1: Becoming Hawks

Welcome back to Feet on the Earth! While our circle’s name has changed, our love for this wonderful group has only grown! After many hugs were exchanged, and fire in the forest was played, we sat down for a heartfelt introduction into Hawk Circle…

Week 1: New faces, new places

Welcome to Robin Circle! It was such a pleasure to meet (or see again) your daughters today. What a wonderfully sweet and energetic group we have this season! Most of today was spent giving a bit of an introduction to Robin Circle as well…

Week 13: Rainy Day Potluck and “See ya later!”‘s for Summer!

It is always bittersweet when we reach our final day of a season of Robin Circle. To celebrate another absolutely wonderful program, we did a special ceremony of love and appreciation for each girl in the program. Ann and I created little appreciation cards…

Week 12: Handmade Creations

This week was our first sunny day in a while. Even though the week’s moisture left the grass soggy and muddy, many of the girls still took off their shoes to play! We revived a project from last fall when we learned from Lorene how…

Week 11: Camouflaged

This week’s Robin Circle was a bit on the chilly side, as the forest was soaked with the weekend’s rain. We decided to stay warm by wandering in the forest and playing a perpetual game of Camouflage, or Eagle-Eye. The girls began with Thanksgiving…

Listen with the Ears of a Deer… Jay Circle Update

We had a sneaky day this week in Jay Circle, and sneaking is an important skill for being able to walk through nature unnoticed and see lots of wildlife!  We started the day with our most beloved running game “Fire in the Forest”: the…

Week Ten: A Creative Day With Dona

On this overcast Monday, which we luckily sustained fairly dry, we were visited by Dona Laurita, a wonderful local artist. We wandered over to her outdoor studio and each sat beside a beautiful nest and a blank sheet of paper. Beginning with a meditation,…