Going beyond what is usual, regular, or customary.
Noteworthy or remarkable.
The Handbook of Nature Study Newsletter for May 2012 builds on the theme of Noticing Nature in the Everyday. One of the activities from the newsletter is to find something extraordinary in the ordinary....by using the May Grid and Printable Bookmark. I encourage you to spend time in your own backyard, helping your children find something of interest.
I wanted to expand that a bit with this post and offer a printable notebook page to use to follow-up your Extraordinary in the Ordinary outdoor time. I challenge you to find at least one thing to take a closer look and to then complete a notebook page or nature journal showing what you learned. My family will be participating in this challenge too!
See if you can find something extraordinary right under your noses.
You can see a past example from my post: Extraordinary in the Ordinary.
Free Printable Notebook Page: Extraordinary in the Ordinary - In Your Own Backyard.
Please feel free to submit your entry to the Outdoor Hour Challenge Blog Carnival.
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Now is the time to renew or purchase a membership to the Notebooking Treasury. She is offering 25% off and three extra months PLUS you will have access to all the new features when they become available June 2012. At that time, they will be releasing The Notebooking Publisher, a new web-application for creating, customizing, and completing your own notebooking pages. With The Notebooking Publisher, your children can create and complete their notebooking pages on the computer!