Fox Walkers | Weeks 20 + 21 | Mama Maple, the Samara Fairies & the Blue Bear

Fox Walkers | Weeks 20 + 21 | Mama Maple, the Samara Fairies & the Blue Bear

The Fox Walkers have been soaking up the crisp sunshine (and a little bit of freezing rain!) over the past couple of weeks, and they’ve been having lots of fun while doing so!

We concluded our Tree ID learning block with a story that Pat and I made up about Mama Maple and the Samara fairies. . .

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Week 16 | Fox Walkers at Fairhaven | Maple Madness

Week 16 | Fox Walkers at Fairhaven | Maple Madness

Our immersion into the world of tree identification continued last week as we explored the beautiful Big Leaf Maple!

Our story was about Moon Bird and Running Deer’s attempt to make Maple syrup to enjoy with their Cattail pancakes.  First they tried making syrup with the pitch of a Douglas Fir tree, but they were left with a gooey, gluey tar-like mess!  Luckily Douglina the Squirrel came along and taught them about Big Leaf Maple and how to make delicious syrup using the sap of the tree!

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