Fall #88 – Nature Alliteration Adventure


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A September treasure quest for you & your curious Capkin

is to search in nature for . . .

Small + Sweet + Subtle

BonusSun-lit Shadow

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My curious Capkin & I found this treasure to match the description.

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What other natural treasures did you find in your P.L.A.Y. today? 🙂


Draw, write, color, and creatively capture your discoveries

on the pages of your Nature Adventure book!

A Silly Summer of Rain or Shine

We’ve had quite the odd summer so far here in New England. It has been either full on hot sunshine or full on rain for most of this season thus far. There hasn’t been too many days with clear and moderate temperatures.

We began with super dry conditions and wondering if we would ever get the chance to enjoy building a campfire in the fire pit out in our community meadow. The garden seedlings needed constant tending to with frequent watering and folks adding mulch or wood chips to help retain the moisture.

There were very hot days that clustered together to make a heat wave more than once in both May and June.

Then the rains came in and everyone gave thanks for the assistance in watering the gardens and had much gratitude for the green lushness that naturally arrived too.

And now we are in the opposite situation where we are having day, after day, after day of rain. And the rain comes in quantities that have been raising the water levels in both the brook (seen above/below) and in the river adjoining our community property. A gain of 7 inches of rain was recorded in our personal gauge in just the span of a few days.

The gardens are now well watered naturally and the hoses sit all curled up wondering when they will ever get used again. The forest has mushrooms that are not typically seen at this time of year and the red efts have been seen in larger numbers on top of the leaf litter on my walks in the woods.

My daughters 6 year old goats, who are not known to thrive in rainy conditions due to hoof rot and other ailments, are tired of being penned up at the barn and eagerly await a dry day to be back out in the meadow munching on all that greenery that has been growing “like weeds”!

And that fire pit, well it has been mowed during one brief reprieve in the rain and now it sits all soggy waiting to dry out just enough to welcome our community to circle up and sit on the benches and share stories, roast marshmallows, and return to summer P.L.A.Y. time traditions.

May you and yours be taking the moment to soak in both the sun and the rain and being present for all the P.L.A.Y. nature moments in your neck-of-the-woods this summer.

SUMMER #188A – Seaside Story


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A June summer treasure quest for you & your curious Capkin

is to search for things in nature that are the makings of a seaside story with

“Sea – Stones – Sunshine – Surf – Sand – Sky”

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My curious Capkin & I found this treasure to match the description.

SEA

SURF

SKY

STONES

SAND

and a SEASIDE Secret?!?

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What type of story or adventure can you imagine with these seaside photo pieces as inspiration?


Draw, write, color, and creatively capture your ideas

on the pages of your P.L.A.Y. Nature Adventure book!

What other natural treasures did you find in your P.L.A.Y. today? 🙂

Winter #50 – Nature Alliteration Adventure

A February treasure quest for you and your curious Capkin

is to search in nature for

Sunshine & Shadows -a Treasure Trove of Triangles

Bonus  Nature’s Presence & Ephemeral Presents

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My curious Capkin & I found this treasure to match the description.


What other natural treasures did you find in your P.L.A.Y. today? 🙂


Draw, write, color, and creatively capture your discoveries

on the pages of your Nature Adventure book!

Purchase HERE P.L.A.Y. Nature Alliteration Adventure Guide Books

Winter #58 – Nature Alliteration Adventure

A January treasure quest for you and your curious Capkin

is to search in nature for the

” Sun Shining on the Same Snow Scene Creating

Sparkles & Stretched Shadows

Bonus  Seen at Different Hours of the Day

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My curious Capkin & I found this treasure to match the description.


What other natural treasures did you find in your P.L.A.Y. today? 🙂


Draw, write, color, and creatively capture your discoveries

on the pages of your Nature Adventure book!

Purchase HERE P.L.A.Y. Nature Alliteration Adventure Guide Books

Winter #32 – Nature Alliteration Adventure


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A January treasure quest for you & your curious Capkin

is to search in nature for . . .

Sunny Sylvan Snowscape Setting with Silhouettes & Shadows “

BonusWinter White

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My curious Capkin & I found this treasure to match the description.

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What other natural treasures did you find in your P.L.A.Y. today? 🙂


Draw, write, color, and creatively capture your discoveries

on the pages of your Nature Adventure book!

Skyscape Simplicity #2: A Meditative Moment


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Look skyward

< Breathe In >

< Breathe Out >

Take a moment to watch the clouds roll by . . .

and connect to the calm and beauty of nature that is always there for you.

Wishing you much peace & prosperity throughout your P.L.A.Y. days.


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peace: inner calm

prosperity: good fortune & well-being