Scary, Oozy, Slimy Day at the Sandy Creek Nature Center

Attending Scary, Oozy, Slimy Day every October at the Sandy Creek Nature Center in Athens, Georgia has become a tradition in my family. There's nothing scary about it, of course. It's a wonderful event that showcases under appreciated animals such as snakes, frogs, bugs, spiders and more. There are many hands-on activities and games for … Continue reading Scary, Oozy, Slimy Day at the Sandy Creek Nature Center

Sandy Creek Nature Center’s Discovery Boxes Are Available to Home Educators

It wasn't long after I taught my (then four ~ five-year-old) about the solar system that I learned about the discovery boxes at the Sandy Creek Nature Center. You can check out a discovery box for two weeks for the cost of $5.00.  Though they are created for classroom use and may have more in … Continue reading Sandy Creek Nature Center’s Discovery Boxes Are Available to Home Educators

Homeschool Science Classes at the Sandy Creek Nature Center in Athens, Georgia

I have already written about my five-year-old's favorite knee-high naturalist class at the Sandy Creek Nature Center in Athens, GA. Now it's time to write about the other awesome classes they have that are just for homeschoolers!  We've been taking the Homeschool Science classes this past year, and we intend to keep taking them as … Continue reading Homeschool Science Classes at the Sandy Creek Nature Center in Athens, Georgia