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Finally! A “Wetland!”

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We finally had some water available for exploration!

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Jelly fungus! (We had an entertainingly disgusting discussion of what it LOOKS like!)

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Most of the kids found themselves irresistibly drawn to this tiny, temporary wetland. There was a great deal of splashing, dropping of rocks, mushrooms, and branches into it, and attempts to balance on said rocks and branches.

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L. stubbornly continued to remove debris from the water as quickly as the others threw it in!

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T. rolled this stump into the water and then announced loudly, “I need someone who is really strong and is wearing boots to turn this over so I can stand on it!” He looked fixedly at me…
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Using sticks as levers to move the heavy stump.

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Z. discovered some kind of eggs in the mud of the water hole! We theorized about what kind of animal may have laid them. Insect? Amphibian?

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Dumping water out of their boots at the end of our time.

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