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Week Six: Friction Fire Challenge!

Dear Robin Circle Families, Each time we meet with this wonderful group, we are all so impressed with the maturity, patience, and intelligence of each of your daughters. We are able to challenge them beyond what we could have imagined, and they are so…

Week 5: Getting in touch with our senses

Our senses are our innate connection to the natural world. We hear the rustle in the bushes of an oncoming predator, we see a safe and special spot for shelter, we taste what nourishes us and what ails us, we smell the soothing scent…

Week four: Organic Artwork

Today, we painted. And not only did we paint, but we made our own paints! Over the last few weeks, we have gathered organic materials, made yucca paint brushes, and talked about the messages that our ancestors have left us on cave walls and…

WEEK 1: Welcome Wander

Howdy Chickadee Clan Families! My name is Patrick and I have the privilege of getting to take the boys of Chickadee Circle out into the semi-urban wilds every week! I just moved to town this month after moving out with my lovely wife from the…

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: 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…