Tag: Colorado

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,…

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…