Monday, March 6, 2017

The Beauty of Bugs

Our Winter is ending on a very warm note. This year in Texas, we have had record warm weather and our farm is growing about a month ahead of what it normally is. So the bug life cycles have sped up too. This week, we searched for ladybugs, worms, milkweed assassin bugs, slugs, rollypollys, grubs, ants and anything that wriggled and wiggled. We found bugs under tree stumps, in the compost pile, under leaves and in the garden beds. The kids worked together and shared their findings. The teamwork was wonderful.
We even found a snake!
Farming forms friendships and connects learning to the earth. We love our school farm! E I E I O...,

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