PEBBLE EATERS

Nature is full of surprises! The more time we spend in nature, the more hidden secrets are uncovered. Sometimes you might think that a plant or animal behaves a certain way and then as you take time to explore and observe them, they can reveal so many new and surprising things about themselves. This was the case for Scout & the …

BIRDS OF A FEATHER

Nature is beautiful and always changing. Some days are sunny and you can feel the warmth on your skin. Other days you can observe the rain glistening on the leaves. And then some days you can hear the wind blowing through the tree branches. Animals need to be ready for all kinds of weather, so they have special fur, feathers …

WIGGLY WORKERS

Next time you are on a nature walk, take a moment to observe and appreciate all that is around you. Notice the sky soaring above you. Is it cloudy or clear? Observe the trees and plants around you. Do they have leaves or needles?  Look down at the ground beneath your feet. Take a deep breath as you press your …

FOUR LEGGED KID

A farm is a wonderful place to explore. Most of the healthy and nutritious food that helps your body grow comes from farms. And you can also find animals in all sorts of shapes and sizes on a farm, from the smallest chicks to large horses. When meeting a farm animal, be sure to give the animal space, and think about …

SPARKLE & SHINE

Music has a beautiful way of capturing moods and moments and expressing them more eloquently and impactfully than images or words alone. Jessie Farrell has provided the soundtrack for Scout & The Gumboot Kids, and more recently, Daisy & The Gumboot Kids – filling each episode with a clear sense of the wonder and magic that we feel as we …

LEAVE YOUR OWN MARK

Isn’t it wonderful to learn about new animals? Nature has so many things to teach us. By observing the marks that animals leave behind, we can learn more about how they get around. Do they use four legs or two? Are they moving quickly or slowly? Next time you are on a nature walk, take some time to look for animal tracks …