To better fit into our school day, nature study this year will be on Fridays at 11:15 a.m. Homeschool families who join us for nature study are welcome to stay afterwards for our weekly all-school picnic lunch. This year, nature study will be closely tied to our science curriculum, Zoology 2, focusing on experiments and observations … Continue reading New Nature Study Format This School Year
Last year Redeemer parents and friends met every Monday morning at Lindenwood Nature Preserve over the summer for regular nature play outings. The play host will be gone more often this summer, so instead will be leading these playdates more spontaneously this year. If you'd like to know when we're walking a day or two … Continue reading How To Join Summer Nature Play Times
Due to Thanksgiving, today school is out and so is nature walk. Last Friday, however, and thanks to all those who brought their daddies and power drills, we completed a rather big project for young children: Building wood bird feeders. You can see some of the activity in the pictures below. Those of you who … Continue reading See What We’ve Been Doing On Nature Walks This Fall
This year's nature walks began Friday with a full house at Foster Park. Thanks to the light drizzle, we moseyed on into the large pillared "temple" to begin a year-long project: A bird log. At the end of the year, parents will judge the logs on quality, number of entries, neatness of writing, and so … Continue reading Fall Nature Walks Off To A Booming Start; Prepare For Monarch Migration Field Trip!
Many families join our nature walks, and we love to have you. Due to this year's expansion of our school, we've had to change nature walk time to 1:30 p.m. on Fridays so older students don't lose precious learning time. The nature walk page has been updated with that information. It has also been updated … Continue reading New Nature Walk Time: 1:30 PM On Fridays
As Redeemer Classical students study birds and insects this year for science, the coordinating nature walks will include birdhouse and bird feeder building, a visit from a local artist who paints outdoors, show 'n tells with local entomologists and bird watchers, a guided hike at Eagle Marsh during Monarch butterfly migration season, sledding, insect collection, … Continue reading The 2018-19 Nature Walks Schedule Is Posted!
This coming school year, Redeemer classical students will study birds and insects in science class and matching nature walks for Zoology 1. We're planning an even better nature walking year after having a blast last year with dozens of new friends. We're planning to include an introduction to birding, talks from local scientists who study … Continue reading What’s Coming Up For 2018-19 Nature Walks? Studying The Birds And Bees
This summer Redeemer Classical families and nature walkers will gather each Monday at 9:30 a.m. for free play and exploration at Lindenwood Nature Preserve. You're invited! This will be a relaxed, agenda-free version of our school-year nature walks. We're just out to maintain our habits of exploring God's world, developing wonder and attention, exercising our … Continue reading Join Us For Nature Play At Lindenwood Every Summer Monday Morning
This week's nature walk featured a special treat: A visit and demonstration from local beekeeper Maraiah Russell, whose grandfather kept bees and passed down his hobby. Russell teaches introduction to beekeeping classes for the Northeastern Indiana Beekeepers Association, and she kept the children enthralled for an hour. It probably helped that she brought a huge … Continue reading A Local Beekeeper Visited Nature Walk This Week. Here’s What We Saw
For the last two weeks, our nature walkers have spent time with worms. On the first week, the kids went worm hunting, digging away with great merriment. Here they are beforehand, listening to Mr. Pullmann explain the project and tell about how worms live. Here the kids have dug up their worms and are inspecting … Continue reading Pictures: A Double-Header Nature Walk Worm Week!