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2019 Weaver Lake Conservation Association Fishing Clinic

At the 2019 Weaver Lake Conservation Association free Fishing Clinic for children Miss  Owl caught her first seven fish. She really enjoyed casting and even caught a 2000 pound tree during her land practice session. 2019 Weaver Lake Conservation Association Fishing Clinic

The volunteers had a nice set up for the children. First, volunteers showed the kids how to cast on dry land without a hook. The “ball” (bobber) would bounce showing where the string landed. This was a visual reinforcement. A tarp on the ground held several different fishing poles and the children could borrow one.

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Bait was free and included angleworms and mealworms. I learned so much about mealworms when I was teaching second grade and we had a FOSS science unit about them. Each has 13 segments. The volunteer may not have appreciated my informative talk about mealworms. Volunteers put the bait on the hooks which were used when fishing from the dock as opposed to casting on land. I was glad about that as I don’t much like worms but am happy to take fish off hooks.

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Miss Owl had a great time even though it was a super hot day. She felt sad when one fish swallowed the hook but the volunteer explained it might be food for turtles or other fish. It didn’t take long at all to catch her seven fish.

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We hope you will enjoy the video of her fishing adventure!

You might like to see Miss Owl’s Adventures
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You might also like to read about Miss Owl’s other adventures near Minneapolis, MN, on the Castleview Academy blog. The post shows what she did during the 2018 Maple Grove Days, also. 
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And another post about 5 more things to do near Minneapolis, too. Miss Owl likes to have adventures.

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Miss Owl has been enjoying Adventure Club this summer and went to a garage sale for kids. She spent two whole dollars! Garage-sales-help-children-learn-about-making-change-and-making-money-go-further

 
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This page has links to posts featuring our Miss Owl — her adventures, activities, free PDFs, and informational posts. We hope you enjoy it!

 
 
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Easter at Eastman Nature Center in Minnesota

  
 
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Miss Owl’s trip included a visit to Disneyland in Paris

  
 
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Eidem Homestead Visit and Free 3-Part Farm Cards

   
 
Visiting Eastman Nature Center, So Much to See
 

Visiting Eastman Nature Center

  
 
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The Plaza Playground experience was pure joy for Miss Owl and us as we watched her jump and play. It is close by and is open 365 days a year. She loved the Kangaroo jumping floor the best.

 
 
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Books to help children through their grief over a loss of a pet.

 
 
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Fairy Garden Building

This post has a free flower theme printable complete with some vocabulary words and coloring pages for the children.

  
 
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Fairy Garden Building

This post has a free flower theme printable complete with some vocabulary words and coloring pages for the children.

  
 
Eastman Nature Center in the Three Rivers Park District recently held a fairy theme story time and activity class.
 

Eastman Nature Center in the Three Rivers Park District recently held a fairy theme storytime and activity class.

  

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Soccer Theme Activities Free PDF

This post has a free instant download for a free soccer theme chatterbox and number roll activities printable.  There is one chatterbox which has two pages of directions, as well as two number roll activities. Just add dice! One of the number roll activities includes addition.  A make-your-own-game is included for children who like to make paper games, which has a paper playing field. It is soccer fever time, after all.

Soccer Theme Activities Free PDF

Download your PDF file at the link below.

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Soccer Theme Chatterbox and Roll the Number Activities

This fun printable includes:

1. Chatterbox activity with two pages of directions on how to fold the paper.

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2. Roll the dice activities (this page has the students roll two number cubes and add to get the sums indicated.

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3. Roll the number cube. This page only requires one number cube.

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4. Buttons to represent players to create your own game.

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5. Playing field for creating your own game.

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Thank you for reading.  May your favorite team always win!

Carolyn

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