Follow Green Spiral Tours nature guide Angela Wildermuth and this beautiful Wild Family into the parks and playgrounds of Saint Louis…

Becoming a Wild Family

Angela led us on another fantastic park tour today… And the kids were so engaged and excited to hear all that she had to teach!

She began by leading a child-led discussion about spring and any interesting things found so far in the wild. She then passed out some hand drawn maps and gave the kids a sort of preview of what to look for! This really got the kids excited!

Then we were off to the creek!

This rock is limestonewith lots of potholes – made from a rock, trapped in a crack, and swirled around and around and around by moving water.

After that- we were on the look out for a sideways sycamore tree.

Next on the map to find:

ring-around-the gigantic Burr Oak Tree

Back to the creek bed… To find Quartz!

Task:

  • knock two rocks together and sniff
  • If it smells like smoke, it’s…

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