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Handbook of Nature Study Newsletter September 2015 Trees -Leaves and Trees

Handbook of Nature Study Newsletter September 2015 - Trees and Leaves. Printables, activities, resources, and more for your family's nature study.

Handbook of Nature Study Newsletter

September 2015 – Leaves and Trees


This month marks a new beginning for the newsletter! I am excited to share with you a new condensed format for this edition…packed with lots of nature study goodness! I have streamlined the content to include lots of links to resources from my bookmarks but also from a select few contributors, women who have been offering nature study to their families for many years and love to share their tips and tricks with other moms (and dads too).  I would love to hear how you like the new format or any other comments or questions. You can comment here on the blog or send me an email at

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This month’s newsletter link will be available only during the month of September so be sure to download it before 9/30/15.

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Contents of this edition of the newsletter include:

  • Tree and leaf study resources in the form of links to the Handbook of Nature Study website, contributor’s links, and Pinterest. This month’s featured contributors are Heather Woodie of Blog She Wrote and Shirley Ann Vels from Under an English Sky.
  • HNS Newsletter Planning Page Sept 2015
  • September Nature Study Planning Page printable – don’t miss the little extras I have added this month like nature photo ideas, field trip ideas, and a special 15 minute challenge for parents.
  • I have written an article entitled, “Learning to Look at Things“. I endeavor to share why nature study is so important to learning of all kinds and how it will become a refreshment to your family.
  • Leaf Study Notebook Page – This page includes a prompt at the top to help your family go more deeply into a leaf study this month or in the months to come. It can also be used as a nature journal topper if you want to cut and paste the prompt into your own nature journal.

Members: You may also wish to download the October 2012 Newsletter from the archives. You will find additional articles, printables, and links to support your tree nature study. Note: All levels of membership here on the Handbook of Nature Study include all back issues of the newsletter.

Please note that Ultimate Naturalist and Journey level members have access to members only printables each month in addition to the newsletter printables. You will need to log into your account and then go to the “Other Releases” section.

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    1. You are very welcome!

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