Woods and Wetlands 2017

Make a Wish

Can you make a wish on cattail fluff?  If you can, then these kids will have enough wishes for the whole world.

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They love to hug Grandfather Oak.

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Despite not really wanting to be wet, they can’t help trying to make it through.
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This log held soft, almost-earth-again material.

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I was enchanted by this tree that has evidently grown out of another fallen tree.
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When left to their own, unstructured devices, kids WILL entertain themselves.
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Mission:  find as many trees with matching bark as you can between here and the path.
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M. found a shell!
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Oh the joy of cattail torches.
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Make a wish!
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Endlessly fascinating.
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It felt like it was snowing at 50 degrees.
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A bundle of dried ferns made a duster. I don’t dust. And luckily the outdoors doesn’t need to be dusted!
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They covered the stump with cattail fluff. I am beginning to think we should stuff pillows with it!
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Conducting experiments.
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H. was so proud. She never climbed this high before!
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She did it!
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C. is in her happy place.

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