Monday, October 06, 2014

Botanical Gardens

Today we were able to go on a "field trip" to a local Botanical Gardens. While the program was structured for 5-6 year olds my 4 year old and 8 year old also had fun and learned a lot.

We learned how natives in area used cedar planks and loops to make their houses. We learned that Douglas Fir Trees do not burn easily in a forrest fire. My son was taken back to learn that parts of tree cellulose go into toothpaste. :)

As it goes, nature is always found easily in your own backyard too.