Science Notebooks

Some artwork from a notebook on dinosaurs my oldest kept in second grade

We are deep into our crazy period of the summer, in which kids fling themselves to the nine winds and Mom has to be in three different places at once to pick them up. (They’ve been having a lot of fun, and I’ve kind of enjoyed seeing different parts of the city.  Still — a […]

The Living Page: Thinking About Nature Journals

outdoor fireplace and birches in NY

  I’m a little late joining Jen’s discussion of Laurie Bestvater’s book The Living Page, but I have been following along since (almost) the beginning.  Laurie’s book is meaty and thoughtful, the kind of book that asks to be talked over with like-minded friends.  I’m jumping into Discussion 2: Nature Journals (pp.17-25).  Originally I was […]