Happy Valentine’s Day from the Sparkle-Glitter-Heart Gnomes that have taken up temporary residence on the nature table.
The Dragon and St. George have departed the Nature Table. The Autumnal Gnomes have gathered in their cave with a stash of acorns. Mother Earth sits near the cave, eventually she will join the gnomes and hide away for the winter. The pumpkins are out, and Mousey has nibbled a home for himself. The gnome … More Fall on the Nature Table
Our nature table got neglected a bit over the summer, and the boys start back to school this week, so last night I cleared it off and started fresh. The golden candle holder has joined Mother Earth – eventually the days will get shorter and we will need the extra light, and Mother Earth stands … More Transitions – into September and a new school year
The bunnies have arrived in force. They arrived in the Easter Grass. They arrived in the carrot wagon. And they are all over our nature table.
Now that it is March, it felt appropriate to remove King Winter from the nature table. King Winter has been replaced by a felted-wool Mother Earth, some Root Babies, a family of Mushrooms, the Gnome family, and some four-leaf clover. The Gnome family (from previous scenes) has an umbrella – we’ve had some rain recently, … More March on the Nature Table
We have had frost on our car several mornings, and there is “frost” slowly spreading over the nature table as well. King Winter and his Winter Sprites have joined us. The scene has been set to reflect the shortened days, long nights, and chill in the air. Some festive winter gnomes mingle near a large … More winter on the nature table
Train Engineer Patrick and Scorer’s Apprentice Oliver at the first grade’s Butterfly Garden scene at Sprite’s Night at SWSF.