Tales from the Village


Hello, Juniper!

Juniper for my name
Roaming the high hills above Hazel Village, our friend built herself a nest of juniper branches. “Juniper for my nest,” she said, “and Juniper for my name.”
juniper
Juniper will be joining the Village on Monday, July 20 at 1 PM Eastern. Check back everyday for new additions to her story.
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Which Hazel Village Animal Should Be Your Valentine?

Friends, we made a helpful flow chart to help you pick the perfect Valentine’s Day gift. Take a peek inside!
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DIY Nature Craft: Annicke and Jeremy's Butterfly Mobile

Remember when Annicke Mouse and Jeremy Owl looked for butterflies and did field sketches of the different butterflies they saw? Jeremy said he was going to cut the paintings out and make them into a butterfly mobile for his friend Zoe Rabbit. And now he has done it! You can do the same, and make a butterfly mobile to hang on your sun porch like Zoe, or anywhere you like. Here’s how to do it. 

Jeremy Owl with Butterfly Mobile

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Tending the Beehive with Nicholas Bear Cub and Catalina Mouse

To celebrate the National Honey Bee holiday that the animals would definitely also be into, we made this art print of Nicholas Bear Cub and Catalina Mouse tending their beehive. Read more about it inside!
Nicholas Bear Cub and Catalina Mouse Beekeeping Print
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Annicke and Jeremy's Guide to Butterflies of the Field and Forest

Want to learn how to spot different types of butterflies? Annicke Mouse and Jeremy Owl love to go looking for butterflies to draw. Read their field guide inside, and get a butterfly printable for coloring! 

Annicke Mouse and Jeremy Owl look at butterfly painting

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