You never know what you might find if you're paying attention. We recently found a bird's nest in the hanging plant on our front porch.
The plant's in sad shape, by the way. We are scared to give it a proper watering, seeing as how these little guys are now occupying it.
Spend 5 minutes watching out a window or perched on chairs on your patio. Make notes (or draw pictures) about what wildlife you see in that time period. You might see a squirrel burying something that you can go out and find later. Or maybe you'll see a nest too! Or some caterpillars eating your tomato plants. It's all interesting to the kids.
My friend Tanya reports that her little guys are obsessed with finding bugs in the backyard. If yours are too, you might be interested in what the girls and I found at Toys R Us this morning, for A's birthday...
Hope A. doesn't read my blog. He's pretty amazing on the computer.