Feathers investigation

We have had another flutter of feathers land on our nature table. I can’t help but pick them up and I’m not the only one! If you love feathers too have a look at  Peacock feather drawing inspired by Ursula Kolbe

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This beautiful book is full of inspiration and is so calming.

I also refer regularly to the Wildlife of Greater Brisbane guide by the Queensland Museum.

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Isn’t this beautiful!

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Here are some of the feathers we are lucky enough to pick up where we live. I have a stash which I add to each week. We will be using them in our clay work soon.

 

Are you able to reference books and display real items like this? I think it makes everything so ‘real’ for the children.

Lucy x

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3 thoughts on “Feathers investigation

  1. Oh my, Lucy! How I love birds and feathers and how lovely to encourage such wonder and fascination in children. Feathers are so beautiful and special …

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  2. We have been doing this study too. Unfortunately got caught up in “other” – oh-so-important- “things”. Lol. Thank you for sharing. I’ll do a write up of our study sometime next week. Best regards, Althea.

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