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Owls.

This evening Alex and I went to the Carrie Murray Nature Center for what was billed as an “Owl Prowl.” We got to meet four of the Center’s owls up close: a barred owl, a great horned owl, a screech … Continue reading

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Moon art.

We didn’t get all the way through our Owl Moon study last week, so we’re finishing up this week in the bits and pieces of time we have in between special events like Pi Day and the Estuary Center field … Continue reading

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All about owl puke, with pictures.

There were massive toddler issues today, for values of “today” which unfortunately began at 2:30am. Nevertheless, with the help of caffeine we had another awesome science day studying Owl Moon. Tuesday we studied the moon, so today it was owls’ … Continue reading

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Reading about owls.

Today was our language arts day with Owl Moon. We reviewed the definition of a simile, which we studied a few weeks ago with Three Names, and then I introduced the definition of a metaphor. As I read through the … Continue reading

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Lunar adventures.

Owl Moon lends itself to some great science lessons. Today we focused on all things lunar. Tuesdays are Michael’s day home with the kids. He took them to the Maryland Science Center. In between touring the dinosaur exhibit, having Colin … Continue reading

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Owl Moon

This week we’re studying another Jane Yolen book, the 1988 Caldecott winner Owl Moon. The storyline is simple – a girl’s father takes her “owling” very late on a winter’s night – but the night, the cold, the anticipation, and … Continue reading

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