Winter Coyote Homeschool Course Series

$189.00

13 in stock

SKU: winter-coyote-homeschool-course-series

Description

Ages: 4 to 12. Drop off.

Wander, play games, sing songs, and learn with other home school kids in the woods!

Learn how to track coyotes, foxes, and squirrels, how to move silently through the forest, identify plants and trees, create forest crafts, practice survival skills, and much more while forming lasting friendships!

Participants Will:

– Improve Writing Skills by Keeping a Nature Journal
– Learn How to Map a Landscape, Trails, Streams, etc.
– Improve Oral Presentation Skills by Sharing Experiences/Findings to the Group
– Learn to Track Animals, Which Some Scientists Call the Earliest Form of Reading
– Practice Math Skills to Measure Dens and Animal Tracks
– Learn to Identify Trees, Plants, Insects, Frogs, Turtles, etc.
– Build Research Skills by Using Field Guides to Learn About Rocks, Plants, Trees,    
Animals, and Mushrooms
– Improve Listening Skills Through Storytelling and Following Directions
– Improve Ability to Work Collaboratively as Part of a Team
– Improve Artistic Skills by Drawing Birds, Flowers, and Leaves and Working with      Clay
 
Approximate Daily Curriculum:

9:30 – 10 – Thanksgiving Address and Show-and-Tell

10 – 10:15 – Animal Stretches and Exercises

10:15 – 10:45 – Story, Lesson, and Activity (Ex: Animal Tracks)

10:45 – 11:15 – Group Walk/Wander Moving Silently

11:15 – 11:30 – Share What You Saw on the Wander

11:30 – 11: 45– Sit Spot (end when kids become restless)

11:45 – 11:50 – Share Sit Spot Experience

11:50 – 12 – Research One or Two Plant or Animal Species as a Group in Field Guides

12 – 12:30 – Lunch

12:35 – 1 – Scout Game

1 – 2 – Craft or Group Activity (A different one each day) Ex: Blindfolded drum stalk

 

9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Winter 2018

Wednesdays Jan. 9, 13, 23, and 30; Feb. 6 and 14. Make-up Dates Wednesday Feb. 20 and 27.

Location: At our house 1 Mile from Short Pump Mall, which backs up to 600 acres of county-owned forest

Early Bird Registration: $189 until December 10th; Regular: $205.

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