Falling Leaves Moon
Other Names for this Moon: Ice Moon (Haida), Migrating Moon (Cree), Drying Rice Moon (Dakota)
Learning IN & FROM all of Creation
Learning FROM the Outdoors
Notice the changes in the environment
Find the types of trees the different leaves on the ground come from
Do all trees lose their leaves?
How do falling leaves help the environment and living things?
Walk and learn along a nature trail
Begin a nature journal
Learning IN the Outdoors
Draw and write in nature
Create with leaves
Colour walk scavenger hunt
Learn Indigenous stories connected to changes in nature and the environment (e.g. Why do leaves change their colour? Haudenosaunee Perspective; Why do the leaves fall? (Lakota Perspective)
Adaptations of Living Things
Sustainability & Reciprocity
Lesson Ideas for the Classroom
Why the Leaves Change Colour? (Haudenosaunee)
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!