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G is for Gnomes, Gnats, & Gnocchi

Today was as GREAT day as we celebrated the letter G and W by dressing up like a bunch of gnomes and hiking through Wood Lake Nature Center. Before we were eaten by gnats, we found a gnome in the woods and left a little note for him.  Can you find him the next time you're taking a hike?

 I did my research ahead of time and read the classic, "Gnomes" book from the 1970s.  I remember when my mom gave it to my grandfather for Christmas. I also took a good look at the history of garden gnomes by reading Gnomeland. I taught the kids all I knew about gnomes including the Garden Gnome Liberation Front.  We did a few crafts and watched Gnomio and Juliet and had a little gnocchi for lunch. I wish I could get one of these lawn gnomes.

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