As we continue to celebrate what makes each of us special, we also continue to explore the spring thaw. The children had another adventure-filled week. Here’s what they were up… Read more »
Early Childhood Programs Blog
Every person is special and holds a special place in our beautiful world. This week we celebrated the many things that make each child unique within our learning community. Here… Read more »
Fuzzy chicks, mud puddles, and tiny seeds were the name of the game this week. Colorful signs of spring were explored through rainbow collaged books, plant-based dye-making (think raspberries making… Read more »
We visited a favorite local farm at the Pearlstone Retreat Center to learn about life on a farm in spring. We harvested chicken eggs, planted lettuce seeds, explored worms in… Read more »
How do The Nature Preschool students discover spring? Here’s what we were up to this week, the first official week of spring: We visited the stream and sloshed our way… Read more »
The March winds sure were blowing this week at the Nature Preschool! The weather was cold and blustery, rainy and warm, chilly and sunny, all in the same week! We… Read more »
This week children explored the ways that animals are equipped to hide and survive in nature. We used camouflage like other animals by using different colored fabric for fur coats.
Though icy temperatures persist, the trees still prepare for spring. The children made wintery discoveries as we learned about maple sugaring.
As snowflakes fall, icicles drip, woodpeckers tap and branches crackle, we listen for winter sounds. Natural objects and recycled materials can be musical – see how we explored the winter… Read more »
Children tromped in the snow and examined winter animal clues (we even found a raccoon taill…) We built forts with old Christmas trees, too. We are loving the all this… Read more »