Deb Toor

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I promote ecoliteracy by creating stories that connect kids to nature locally and globally. Free resources at www.ecostoriesbydebtoor.com.
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My first year teaching 6th grade science I worked tirelessly attempting to create THE most perfect Powerpoint presentations for my class. I would spend so much time making them from scratch only to find that my students weren't totally engaged during my lessons. I was creating an environment that wasn't really conducive to retention of…

My first year teaching 6th grade science I worked tirelessly attempting to create THE most perfect Powerpoint presentations for my class. I would spend so much time making them from scratch only to find that my students weren't totally engaged during my lessons. I was creating an environment that wasn't really conducive to retention of…

close-up of bee collecting pollen

close-up of bee collecting pollen

Building a freestanding, outdoor privacy screen with rough-ins for bug hotels.

Building a freestanding, outdoor privacy screen with rough-ins for bug hotels.

Privacy screen footing post with gabion stones.

Privacy screen footing post with gabion stones.

This raised bed has a built-in privacy wall, perfect for garden art and vines.

This raised bed has a built-in privacy wall, perfect for garden art and vines.

1. Cut an orange in half and remove the orange from the skin. A grapefruit spoon/knife works great. -   2. After eating the orange poke two holes in orange peel and string yarn through the holes. -   3. Fill orange with birdseed. Top off with peanut butter. -   4. Hang from tree for an easy feeder that birds will love.

DIY bird feeder Cut an orange in half and remove the orange from the skin. Poke two holes in the orange peel and string yarn through the holes. Fill orange with birdseed. Top off with peanut butter. Hang from tree for an easy feeder that birds will love.

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Once the birds have flown south, take advantage of your empty birdbath for this dazzling holiday decoration. Frozen sections of kumquat, cranberries, pepperberries, and polished stones provide a striking contrast to the bright white snow./

Once the birds have flown south, take advantage of your empty birdbath for this dazzling holiday decoration. Frozen sections of kumquat, cranberries, pepperberries, and polished stones provide a striking contrast to the bright white snow.