Saturday, March 30, 2013

Hiking: Waiting on Resurrection Sunday

"Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope!" -unknown
Beloved wanted to check out a few camping areas a couple of hours from our home.
So, we took an afternoon excursion and ended up hiking a little too.
... the best seat in the house
Map skills
Collecting Pine Needles

She wanted to taste what all the Survival Specialist call Pine Needle Tea
(pine needles and boiling water)
So, we made some up at home so they could try it.
(not on an open flame or with dirty water....)
 Description: A little bit bitter but smells sappy sweet 
Well, you win some... you lose some..
Beloved told them how to find grubs if they were lost and needed food.
No, we didn't try them!
I have my limits.
But, we did have a snack. 
(Chocolate MMs Snack Bars)

Discovery: A turtle shell
Invention: He found fishing line and a bobber so he tried to make a fishing pole! 
Obviously, learning survival skills, in case you're lost in the woods is always a great little hands on unit study!


  1. The Little Lass enjoys hiking, I guess. :)

    1. Yes. She gets excited about the backpack. All my Kiddos did! Best investment.

  2. Great day out and nature study got in there too :)


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