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Sneaky Owls

The sun graced us with his delicious rays Tuesday as we embarked on our weekly Owl Circle adventure.  We started with some games to blow off steam before settling in to give thanks and eat a snack.  Zeke shared with us that he had…

Week Seven: Giving Thanks to the Fairies of the Forest

It was a sunny and warm day today at Robin Circle and the girls were excited to be back with us after a week off. We spent the first part of our day learning about the directions and which season is represented by the…

Week Six: Drum Stalk in the Meadow

 The drum stalk is a iconic experience for Feet On The Earth Participants. As an intern during the summer of 2013, I participated in my first drum stalk. Barefoot and blindfolded in the dark woods, to say I was nervous is an understatement! But…

Week Five: Wandering in Wild Woods

On this snowy day, the girls ventured out on a scavenger hunt! They asked, “Did you hide things?” I responded, “No, this isn’t that kind of scavenger hunt, but Mother Nature has hidden treasures all around for us!” The hunt was based on the…

Week Four: Celebrating Winter with Fire and Fortresses

Last Monday was a sparkling day full of snow play. We began as usual, with opening circle, Thanksgiving, and free play in the snow. We were lucky to have a snow block maker which inspired some of the girls to begin building an igloo…

Owl Circle Gets to Know Each Other

  Hello beloved Owl Circle families, We had such a blast getting to know each other yesterday at Owl Circle!  We started the day off “running through the forest” in a game called Fire in the Forest.  Then we sat in the sand, basking…

Week three: Foxes play in the snow!

It was such a beautiful day at Chautauqua with the girls. Both Arielle and I were impressed with how deep into play and group mind everyone was able to go.The snow was deep and fun. We started our day with our beginning circle.  Arielle…

The Mink Clan Boys Brave the Winter

Wow it has been a great past two weeks with Mink Clan! To be honest, I was slightly nervous about the prospect of leading the boys in program through the winter months. But how my fears have been unwarranted! I could not be more…

Tracking With Mink Clan, Bobcats Oh My!

Today we had quite the tracking adventure across the creek to an area of the land we have never visited before. Recently with the snow, following animal prints is so easy but without the white fluffy stuff I thought showing the boys the more…

Spring Session Begins With Mink Clan

  Mink Clan is our homeschool program especially designed for boys aged six to seven. A perfect opportunity to positively direct the frisky mink energy and cultivate the love for nature! This past week we started out our chilly day chatting in the cozy…