Ryder’s Animal “Trap”

By |2013-10-15T21:04:00-04:00October 15th, 2013|Field School|

The following post was dictated to me by Ryder (9, Champlain Elementary):Two weeks ago, I made un animales trap. At first I dug a 12" deep hole in the ground. Then I put acorns and beech nuts in it and covered it with moss. It was supposed to catch squirrels but we got a lot [...]

October sunshine!

By |2013-10-08T22:10:00-04:00October 8th, 2013|Field School|

The sunshine just keeps pouring down on us this month!  We've taken advantage of these sunny days to take long wanders on the land and build things with our hands before the harsh winter cold forces us into our mittens and gloves for a while.  Lauren's guilds have been busy making fire by friction kits [...]