Early Childhood Programs Blog

Ready for the Harvest

October 14, 2011 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We learned that farmers harvest many things such as apples, corn, and pumpkins in the fall. We also expanded our “H” word vocabulary – hay, husk, honey, and helper just to name a few! Favorite Activities: We loved examining our basket full of harvest foods. We tasted harvest foods such as cranberries,… Read more »

Animal Clues

October 7, 2011 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We learned that animals and people can leave behind clues as they move about.  We were “nature detectives” and discovered many of these clues. Favorite Activities: We learned that “C” is for clue, caterpillar, and other words, too.  We used our imaginations during a special sensory story at circle time and did… Read more »

We Are Planet Pals

September 30, 2011 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We defined Earth and spent time exploring and discovering ways to care for Earth. Favorite Activities: We met our class “pets”, hundreds of baby horseshoe crabs, which we will raise and release in May. We discussed the special habitats where they are found on Earth. Every child got to name a horseshoe crab, too. We aslo sorted unwanted items… Read more »

Woodland Wonders

September 23, 2011 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: The letter “w” was featured this week as we explored the woods. Favorite Activities: We walked through the woods searching for walnuts, wet leaves, water drops, our wigwam, spider webs, woodpeckers, and best of all – WORMS! We painted “w” with our walnut dye and made a class spider web. We also counted… Read more »

Hello Nature, Hello Friends!

September 16, 2011 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We focused on getting to know one another, our classroom and trails, and routines at The Nature Preschool. Favorite Activities: We loved sharing our Me Bags with new friends and teachers. We also practiced writing our names on summer leaves for the giant tree in the Mud Room. It was fun learning our… Read more »

The Nature Preschool Blog is Here!

August 29, 2011 - About this Blog..., Preschool News

Welcome to The Nature Preschool blog! This is where we post weekly updates to fill you in on our learning adventures. Here’s what you will find: This Week’s Adventures: Here’s where we’ll share the topic and goal of the week. Favorite Activities: This will highlight our best-loved activities throughout the week. There are always too many… Read more »