With this season winding down, tell me, what is the best part of Autumn?
Is it the changing of leaves, going on a nature walk looking for treasures, or jumping into a pile of raked up leaves?
Yes! It's all three!
For my family, it is raking the leaves into a pile and getting some 'air time.' For others it is going on an adventure looking for 'gold' --- golden mushrooms while someone else simply enjoys the beauty of rich fall colors as the leaves change. Now take all three concepts and you've got an unschooling day upon your hands. (Unschooling is another term for homeschooling but students use real life experiences as part of school curriculum.)
Today's post includes images from a few bloggers sharing their joys of the season. Feel free to comment with images from your own adventures!
First up - my son. The first image is from 2012 and the others are from this year. We are blessed to have two mature trees in our yard offering up the best of the best of Autumn (in our opinion!). He rocked his pajamas in the back yard last year.
This year he helped rake up the leaves into a bigger pile! Thanks for the help!
For JarO'Honey, she loves the crispness of the season and taking pleasure in nature's beauty of the change of leaves. Her favorite are the Aspens. (Shared with written permission.)
The Untrained Housewife shares her family's favorite 4 activities during Autumn which could be turned into an unschooling adventure. In addition to the love of jumping in leaf piles and going on a nature walk (or hike), they also planted a fall garden both in the ground and in pumpkins! (Image shared with written permission.)
For additional learning curriculum, the Untrained Housewife has included several preschooler activities for this season including songs, crafts, and learning the alphabet via nature. I've included my son's Autumn craft from last Thanksgiving below.
You're invited to leave a comment with a special memory from this season.
Contributors to this blog post:
Conveying Awareness (owner)
Little Owl Momma
Jar O' Honey
Choose, eat, and live well! =)