Entering the forest for the first time.

Entering the forest for the first time.

 At tarp time the children listened to a story about the Forest Gnome and his adventures. 

At tarp time the children listened to a story about the Forest Gnome and his adventures. 

 Little Red: The Nature School Wagon

Little Red: The Nature School Wagon

 An ant home, painstakingly designed. It took great effort to keep the sticks standing.

An ant home, painstakingly designed. It took great effort to keep the sticks standing.

 Focus.

Focus.

 Using naturalist guides to identify the bird preening on the other side of the water.

Using naturalist guides to identify the bird preening on the other side of the water.

 Each child had a distinct style.

Each child had a distinct style.

 Watercolors were always available and consistently popular.

Watercolors were always available and consistently popular.

 Reading stories.

Reading stories.

 Some of the best moments are when all of the chidlren come together to check out something interesting.

Some of the best moments are when all of the chidlren come together to check out something interesting.

 Checking out the helpful signpost guides along the way to Base Camp.

Checking out the helpful signpost guides along the way to Base Camp.

 Looking to see if roly-polys are in the identification guides.

Looking to see if roly-polys are in the identification guides.

 A smaller fairy home built so that fairy friends could live close to one another.

A smaller fairy home built so that fairy friends could live close to one another.

 Reinforcing the fairy house so that it can stand against rain and wind.

Reinforcing the fairy house so that it can stand against rain and wind.

 Hacking away at the Chips of Mountains in order to allow  water to flow more freely down the waterslide.

Hacking away at the Chips of Mountains in order to allow  water to flow more freely down the waterslide.