Falling Leaves Moon

September - 10th Moon - Falling Leaves Moon (Biinaakwe Giizis):

This is a time when it is said that all of creation makes offerings to Mother Earth. The beautiful colours of fall and the awakening of spirits happens during this tenth moon. This is a time when all of Creation honors Mother Earth by preparing the most beautiful colours. 

Other Names for this Moon: Ice Moon (Haida), Migrating Moon (Cree), Drying Rice Moon (Dakota)

Learning IN & FROM all of Creation

Continuum of Learning IN and FROM the Outdoors

Learning FROM the Outdoors

Learning IN the Outdoors

Science Connections

Life Cycles

Adaptations of Living Things 

Sustainability & Reciprocity

Lesson Ideas for the Classroom


Capture the wonder of the outdoors on the written page. Engage your senses and take a walk around a designated area, recording focused observations, then creating short nature journal entries based on the trees, rocks, plants, and wildlife. Articulate experiences of the natural world in writing!