Home School ‘Class Pets’ — Fun in Learning from nature
The other day…during outside playtime, my daughter Nixi and I discovered a baby snail stranded in the middle of our sandbox lid. It must’ve felt like no ‘mans’ land to the little critter– I’m sure he was almost bird feed.
It was a very daring snail rescue! –Nixi and I swooped-up our new class pet, created his habitat-in-a-jar, and named him Inch. –Though we’re calling him a ‘he’, we really don’t know for sure. Snails are difficult that way. : )
All in all…It was a fun day of learning to be kind to creatures more vulnerable than ourselves. Nixi and I came inside and examined Inch with our magnifying glass, while referencing her book about shells; which identifies the parts of creatures living in shells…including snails.
I thought it might be fun to share our little adventure in nature, with you-all out there in this great big world of wonder. Whether…
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