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Summer Camp Farm Worksheets

Since we are unable to have kids out to the farm this summer for programming, we are doing our best to engage them from afar! In addition to our many distance learning videos (which you can find here), we have

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International Mud Day!

Happy International Mud Day, everyone!   Around the farm, mud is an important part of life. Besides being a great place to roll (if you’re a horse) or a terrific spot to find worms (if you’re a chicken), mud is

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Make Friends with a Tree

In many of our lessons around the farm, we encourage our visitors to see the rocks, trees and animals around us as sentient beings, deserving of our love and attention. Though this comes naturally with dogs and horses, some among

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More Distance Learning Videos!

As schools continue to be closed for the time being, we are making every effort to still engage our Head Start friends in life on the farm. They may not be able to come visit in person, so instead, we

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Virtual Farm Field Trip!

This week, we hosted Tiffany Cianci for an Inventures in Learning virtual field trip. Tiffany owns The Little Gym in Frederick and has been filming hugely popular live virtual field trips all over the local area. The videos are targeted

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Distance Learning from the Farm

With all of our usual friends and visitors home-bound at the moment, we farm folk are doing our best to still spread some of ThorpeWood’s spirit. Though of course nothing compares with feeling the breeze and smelling the magnolia blossoms,

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Find Your Worry Stone

From kindergarten-bound five-year-olds to fully matured humans dealing with stressful times, everyone can benefit from having a worry stone. A worry stone is something you can slip into your pocket to relieve some anxiety and instill a sense of calm.

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Make a Nature Journal!

When physical distancing is keeping you at home and away from other humans, consider making a nature journal. Since we were planning on making nature journals with some groups at the farm in the future, we wanted to get some

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