At Goose-eye Wilderness Camp, Martin notices that his friend Sam is feeling tired of winter and missing her home in Arizona. He hesitates to tell her that there are still several weeks of winter left, but luckily Helmut, the apprentice from Germany, knows exactly how to show Sam the way to appreciate the gifts of Winter.
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
SparkleCast Episode 12 - The Gifts of Outdoor Education with Meghan Fitzgerald
In this episode, Meghan, David, and Rebecca discuss the story “Winter Wonder,” in which Helmut, one of the Goose-eye Wilderness School apprentices, talks about how “wondering” can be an effective teacher in the natural world
Nature School Project: Raising Kids Who Love Winter
We are joined by Nicoletta of Wilder Child, who is sharing tips on how to raise children who love winter.
Sparkle Kitchen: Roasted Tomato Basil Soup
This roasted tomato basil soup is the coziest thing for a cold day. Because it's winter, I use canned tomatoes instead of fresh, but throwing them into a warm oven to roast for a few hours gives them a July kind of sweetness