I saw a flutter of wind pass through a bush that made the leaves look like butterflies. It reminded me of pictures of trees full of Monarchs during migration. Did you know that Monarchs migrate like birds but do not live long enough to make it round trip?
I would love to see this playing at the Museum of Natural History in New York…
I haven’t seen any Monarchs around here yet. I have see lots of the little white butterflies. I think they are called Cabbage Whites. I have a picture of one here. Have you been seeing butterflies? Please share!
Why not head on over to Mama Smiles and read my GUEST POST about a great summer vacation spot?! It is part of MaryAnne’s wonderful World Culture for Kids series! And while you are at it check out my recent INTERVIEW for Lillian’s fascinating Examining the Creative Mind series at It’s a Dome Life (if you haven’t already).
But before you go check out my latest I SPY which happens to be a special video edition!
The other day I drove behind a bird shadow for what seemed like a long time. In reality it was just a few seconds but because it was unusual it seemed longer. Do you think that bird was trying to lead me somewhere? Hmm…
Tulips are blooming in our neighborhood. On sunny days they glow with sunlight! I think they would look like paper lanterns if they were to glow at night.
Maybe they do glow at night somewhere! Fireflies produce light through a chemical reaction called bioluminescence. Scientists used this as inspiration to create glowsticks. Yay for fireflies and glowsticks!
Since I like snowflakes and holiday music here are a couple do-dads for you today on the eve of Christmas Eve!
Starting with this very cute Rosemary Clooney song and animation…
Have you seen this book? It’s very cute. We love the collage illustrations and it inspired us to make some with magazine cutouts last year…
By J. Patrick Lewis and illustrated by Lisa Desimini
Join two snowflake sisters — quick! — as they spiral down to glimpse St. Nick.
Then roller-coaster on and fall upon New York and the New Year’s ball.
Once it’s dropped and the old year’s out, arc on up to Central Park. There, before you grow much older, lay awhile on a snowboy’s shoulder (from Amazon)!
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And if you would like a printable template for a 6 sided snowflake check out this post!
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This post is linked up at Papa is a Preacher. Check it out and add your Tidbit!