We worked with the kinder kids these past two days on the story of the Spiderplant.
How did a spider ever become a plant?
Look and listen below.
So wonderful to see K-kids blushing and laughing
at this unlikely romance,
and blowing CO2 on their baby spiderplants,
and breathing in their O2.
Thanks to Ms. Ramos for the fotos and Jeff Burris and Nicole for the recording.
Full STEAM ahead!
If you can believe it Ecology is busy planting grass!
Kentucky Bluegrass to be exact,
to help create 75 environmentally friendly roofs
for the eco-village being built by the 5th grade
for the STEAM project.
Does anyone have a tiny lawn mower?
How do you deal with tiny grubs?
Friends, please feel welcomed to drop in at any garden night,
every Wednesday evening starting last week,
from 5:00 until dark,
or any time within that,
to help with,
and protect these sacred gardens for future children, families and neighbors.
There will be plenty of work,
and a fire, and food,
Let's see what happens!
beauty, and power...
One of our school parents,
is participating in a gallery event called Trauma.
I went last weekend,
and it was a powerful,
and a beautiful gathering of artwork and story.
Please check out the link below to learn about this show,
which ends at the end of March.
here we are again at the Vernal (Spring) Equinox.
Day and night in balance!
Sun rises due east
and sets due west
everywhere on the planet.
One with all creation!
We will be celebrating the Equinox at Garden Night,
and also on
Saturday, March 23, 2019
from Noon until 3:00,
at 2549 West Hutchinson,
It is potluck,
bring food and drink (no nuts)
to share with your neighbors and new friends.
Se you there,
Visit the Waters Ecology Program Website for current/historical writings, films, photos, and interviews.
Water Ecology Program Website
Friends of the Chicago River
Forest Preserves of Cook County
North Park Village Nature Center