|Thanks to my coworker's quick camera, we caught our little friend enjoying "his" snack!|
Like most schools, we LOVE Christmas! After all the harvest decor (click to see how we decorated for Fall!) has been removed from our Outdoor Classroom, we bring in the Christmas trees.
This year, we chose to decorate one of the trees with child-made decorations ...
and the other tree we hung strings of yummies for our wild friends who visit the yard.
We have several birds and two resident squirrels who visit. We have several birds and two resident squirrels who come to visit on a regular basis. They seem to know when nap time comes and they pop in to see what kind of feast we have prepared for them. In the Fall, they feasted on our pumpkins. They gnawed HUGE holes in them! They munch on our garden, eat the corn off the decorative cobs, and now they have found our Christmas Tree delights.
At school, we strung toasted O's and fruity O's cereal.
They were a hit! As you can see, this little guy got tired of eating the treats one by one and finally nabbed the whole string!
At home, my boys and I made bird seed cookies. We also strung cranberries and popcorn to hang on the trees outside. Though we enjoyed making them, the birds didn't find this particular recipe overly appealing. But, visit this link at NurtureStore to find some fabulous ideas for having a "Wild" Christmas!