Sunday, August 19, 2012

Why Worms? Let Kids Play and Learn Outside


I’m so happy that Brody wants to help me plant a garden. But when he discovers a worm, he becomes completely sidetracked from planting seeds, wants to just play with the worm, and then wants to go fishing. Well, why not? Worms are fascinating critters. And there is a lot to be learned from playing outdoors and we could even have fish for dinner. So we grab the fishing gear and head for the lake.


Today, I'm guest posting at the amazing Growing a Jeweled Rose. If you haven't visited her blog, you are in for a treat - especially if your children like sensory and messy play - and what child doesn't? To read the rest of my worm post, please click here


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What do your children find fascinating outdoors?

5 comments:

  1. This is a great post. My preschool students did a science experiment with worms. To my surprise there weren't many of them who were afraid or grossed out by them LOL http://www.brennaphillips.com/worm-habitat-experiment

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    1. That is wonderful! Children are so excited by anything alive. You have a great post on worms. Thanks for commenting.

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  2. Lovely guest post! Thanks so much for sharing it on Growing A Jeweled Rose

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    1. I'm so happy to be a part of Growing a Jeweled Rose. Such a beautiful fun blog.

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  3. My son loves everything from rocks to dirt to puddles in the rain. At 16 months everything is new to him and I love seeing the world through his eyes!

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