Autumn Equinox

As the yellow takes over the green of the leaves, the Pre-School children get ready for a full day in the woods to celebrate the end of summer. We take a bag of sandwiches, oatcakes, veggie sticks, plenty of fruit and some hot chocolate.

During the autumnal equinox, the sun shines directly on the equator, and the northern and southern hemispheres get the same amount of rays. The alignment officially occurs at 2:21 p.m. Wednesday, around the exact time we were laying on our backs looking up at the trees.

We were there to celebrate change, to appreciate the natural surroundings, the end of summer, and  freedom and time to learn from our woods. I brought my camera along to capture some of the children at play-