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Session 5: Home in Nature

Session 5: Home in Nature
Session 5: Home in Nature

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  • I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Preparing Observation Journals 10 Activity 2: Story — Thoreau and the Cottage 15 Activity 3: Through...
  • Our material-centered, time-based lifestyle makes simplicity in living hard to imagine. Explore for yourself a time when you feel your life...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated chalice Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth Basket of name stones...
  • Materials for Activity Blank journals for all participants Drawing and writing implements, such as pencils, markers, or crayons Arts and...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of story, "Henry David Thoreau and the Cottage" Drawing paper, 11x17" or larger Drawing, coloring, and arts...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Handout 1, Through My Window , for all participants Color pencils, markers, or crayons Preparation for...
  • Materials for Activity Pieces of corrugated cardboard or poster board, about 12 inches square, for all participants Push pins with...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Labyrinth, with participants' name...
  • Henry David Thoreau learned by observation of nature. He had a unique way of transferring knowledge obtained in his natural home to his...
  • Materials for Activity Large trash bags Latex gloves for all participants (check for allergies) A watch Optional: Snacks Optional:...
  • Materials for Activity Quilts to sit on Vegetables, grains, legumes, and (if no allergies) nuts in their natural, just-harvested state...
  • Materials for Activity One or more clay growing pots (at least 16" in diameter and 12" deep), or a window box Potting soil Six young...
  • I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it...
  • Written by Tracey L. Hurd. This is a story is about a boy who loved the outdoors. His name was Henry David Thoreau. All his life, he loved...
  • Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for printing.
  • Method 1 For each journal, you will need: six pages of unlined copy paper one page of heavier, card stock paper You will also need a sewing...
  • Go online to find out more information about urban gardening . Healthy Food and Nutrition Online, you can find more information about...

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