Five Little Children in Wintertime: Snowshoe Hares

Image by Rex Landingham from Pixabay Hello Nature Lovers, Parents, and Educators, Our journey continues with the Five Little Children in Wintertime adventures. The most recent encounter is with snowshoe hares. These are beautiful furry creatures that blend into the winter landscape. Enjoy the video below about snowshoe hares. Have you ever seen a snowshoe…

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Five Little Children at the Zoo: The Zoo Store

Image by Myriams-Fotos from Pixabay Hello Nature Lovers, Parents, and Educators, As we’ve shared in the explorations of the children in The Five Little Children at the Zoo picture book, we can’t leave the zoo without visiting the gift shop. You’ll have to check out the book to see who visits the gift shop and…

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Five Little Children at the Zoo: The Cows

Image by Pezibear from Pixabay Hello Fellow Nature Lovers, Parents and Educators, Today, let’s continue our journey through the Five Little Children at the Zoo picture book to see what animal is encountered next. One of the children is enamored by the cows in the barn at the petting zoo. Do you enjoy watching the…

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The Making of the Five Little Children at the Zoo Picture Book

Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Hello Preschool Parents, Educators, & Nature Lovers, I wanted to tell you about my second picture book that I’ve done for children, called Five Little Children at the Zoo. I was inspired with the idea for this book during my work as a speech-language pathologist with preschool children. I often…

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An Imaginary Lion Hunt and Preschool Learning

Hello Preschool Parents, Educators and Nature Lovers, Today’s video Read Aloud highlights the delightful picture book: We’re Going on a Lion Hunt.  The imagination really runs wild in Margery Cuyler and Joe Mathieu’s picture book. Pick up your copy through the affiliate link below: Share your experiences about how your preschoolers reacted to this book…

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Squirrel Antics

I’ve been observing some of the critters in my yard. I’ve seen red, grey, and black squirrels scamper through. I’ve noticed a grey squirrel littering my yard with pine cones. Watching squirrel behavior can be delightful, interesting, and annoying simultaneously! Since I’m new to the area where I presently live, I was unfamiliar with many…

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Michigan Return

Hello Nature Enthusiasts,   I recently returned to a very special state in my heart…Michigan. In my new home, I will be sharing with you many of my nature finds.   I will continue to build my collection of nature oriented picture books for young children, and share with you nature photography, nature art, music about…

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Nature Discovery

The beauty of nature never ceases to amaze me. Each excursion in nature affords something exciting even in familiar territory. I noticed objects I’d never realized were there. There are certainly seasonal differences in the park. On a recent walk I took at my local park, I discovered pond apples, Observed an iguana resting in…

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