Brennan found some ground bees living in her neighborhood! Ground bees become active in early spring (right around now!) and dig their nests in the ground. They are similar to our honeybees in that they are beneficial pollinators that rarely sting. They are different from our honeybees because they are solitary bees (even though itContinue reading “Home-School Connection: Bees and Wasps”
Category Archives: Home Connections
Home-School Connection: Environmental Stewardship
Stella and Charlie spent part of their weekend picking up litter from a local pond! Isabel and Cyrus picked up trash floating in Lake Lanier.
Home-School Connection: Trees Atlanta
Zachary and Liam planted trees in their neighborhood with Trees Atlanta!
Home-School Connection: Preventing Air Pollution
Anna and Emma ride the new Atlanta Streetcar to prevent air pollution! See more about the Atlanta Streetcar here: http://streetcar.atlantaga.gov Hennessee walks, skateboards, scooters, and bikes to prevent air pollution (and get some good exercise!). Isabel and Cyrus bike and walk in their neighborhood on the Atlanta Beltline to prevent air pollution (and breathe in ourContinue reading “Home-School Connection: Preventing Air Pollution”
Home-School Connection: Smoothies
Smoothies are a great way to sneak in your daily servings of both fruits and vegetables! Here is Grace with a smoothie she made: Here is a photo of Carter’s smoothie ingredients: Anna and Emma made these smoothies at home:
Home-School Connection: Winter Gardens
Ayden’s working hard on his winter garden!
Home-School Connection: Compost
Gavin, Avery, and Hayden composted their fruit and veggies craps at home! To see more about methods of home composting and to see more photos (and videos!) of our kids composting visit:https://tendingourcommonground.com/2013/08/30/home-school-connection-compost-2/
Home-School Connection: Reusing and Reducing
Stella reused her used soup cans to turn into pencil cups! Avi reuses his cream cheese container to bring his snack to school.
Falyn’s Spinach Recipe
Falyn brought in a recipe for Ricotta and Spinach Gnocchi today! Gnocchi are thick, soft dough dumplings that may be made from wheat flour, egg, cheese, potato, breadcrumbs, or similar ingredients. Check out her recipe below: