Saturday, September 18, 2010

Nature Alphabet: Letter "B"

This week we were learning about the letter "B".  Our week was a little caliwhompus since we spent all day Wednesday in the hospital.  But we managed to take a little nature walk around our house on Friday.  Unfortunately, it's been very, very dry lately.  In my experience, bugs and creepy-crawlies like to hide in moist places under rocks and sticks.  We searched everywhere and could not find any bugs.  We found ants, but I was hoping to find some beetles, roly-polies and other bugs.  We didn't even see any birds!  I was a little disappointed.  Next week we'll plan on going back to my parent's house since they have all kinds of good walking areas with lots of wildlife.

Here's what we found:

Dried Blackberries on the vine

Butterflies on the Butterfly Bush

Zinnia Blooms

a very Busy honey Bee, I could barely get his picture...

Butternut Squash (poor thing, I forgot about it)

Maybe we'll find more nature items during next week's Nature Walk.  

Have a great week!

Enjoy!
This has been linked to:

to Outdoor Wednesday at Southern Daydreamer

and
School Room Reflections

8 comments:

Mary said...

Great post, and thanks for linking with my blog hop! It's amazing how much you did find even with the dry conditions, and two "B" words... berries and bugs. :) I'm looking forward to seeing what you find at your parent's!

Primal said...

Such beautiful pictures! What a fun time.

J Bar said...

Beautiful shots.
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Sarah said...

A wonderful activity to do with your daughter. Nature has so many things to teach us. Beautiful photos!

Luna Miranda said...

oh wow, the butterflies are beautiful! marvelous shots!

Marbel said...

What a great nature walk!

Ms. Bake-it said...

Great photos! Love the zinnias! I used to love taking walks like that with my boys when they were little.

Thank you for the nature walk!

~ Tracy

Sharla said...

Beautiful butterfly and flower pictures. I felt like I had gone on the nature walk!

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