Everyday Learning 5 / Leaves and Seeds (Part 2)

Everyday Learning 5 / Leaves and Seeds (Part 2)

This autumn we studied ‘leaves and seeds.’ With colorful leaves and dried seedpods littering walkways across Sonoma County, we gathered specimens everywhere we went. We may not have correctly identified all of them, but we had such fun spending time outdoors, learning together.

We made bark and leaf rubbings…

Everyday Learning 5 / Leaves and Seeds

Separated seeds from their pods…

Everyday Learning 5 / Leaves and Seeds
Everyday Learning 5 / Leaves and Seeds

Labeled and compared our saved seeds…

Everyday Learning 5 / Leaves and Seeds
(including, clockwise from top left: apple, delicata squash, and amaranth seeds)

Set up our fall nature table…

Everyday Learning 5 / Leaves and Seeds

And learned about leaf characteristics, wrote our own tree field guide, and played endless rounds of leaf bingo. (See my previous post for pictures and more info about those activities.)

Baby loves delicata squash

We all enjoyed celebrating the fruits of autumn!

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3 Comments

  1. Are you going to plant any of the seeds?

  2. They’re just so cute!!!!