The kids were quite fond of the photo we took of this toad’s backside, so we turned it into a pancake…
Happy National Disc Golf Day!
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We found a junco nest with four eggs in the tall grass in our yard.
I set up a webcam and put wire fence around the nest to keep raccoons out; here’s the live feed from the nest: http://youtube.com/nathanshields/live
I didn’t want to interfere too much, but when the four eggs had dwindled to two (snakes? rats?) I put up a makeshift wall. A chick hatched shortly thereafter.
Music was my own arrangement – download
Pancake’s inspired by my daughter’s latest favorite book.
(Endorsement unsolicited: http://www.harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=378 )
Thanks to Jena, a former student, for suggesting this one and providing technical guidance.
📢 If you liked the music, here’s the mp3 – it’s a saipancakes original: Blood Cells
We listened to the audiobook of The Jungle Book awhile back. The kids enjoyed it despite some tricky language.
Here are three of the five Platonic solids (octahedron, cube, and tetrahedron) – I left the other two for future projects since my fingers were turning quite red by the end. This was more of a proof of concept than a practical way to make breakfast.
Awhile back I made a set of the [2d projections of] regular polyhedrons in the typical pancake way: