field trip: nature center

One of the many things I love about my kids’ school being in downtown Little Rock is that they get to walk to a lot of wonderful places downtown for field trips. Several weeks ago I joined Ben’s class on a trip to the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center. This is a fairly new museum downtown dedicated to helping people explore the many outdoor recreational opportunities that exist in Arkansas. The director gave pairs of kids clipboards with scavenger hunts on them, so all the students ran around the center finding different animals, pictures or pieces of information … Continue reading