Make Way for Frogs

March 22, 2013 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We discovered traits and habits of amphibians – namely frogs! Favorite Activities: From frog puppets to frog skeletons we learned all about their amazing adaptations. We also disovered their transformation from egg to tadpole, froglet then frog (metamorphosis) and did a breathing experiment with a tadpole. (No animals got hurt in this experiment!) We searched the… Read more »

What’s Hatching?

March 2, 2013 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We discovered things that will be hatching this spring from all kinds of strange eggs! Favorite Activities: We searched for eggs in the water, trees, grass and under logs. We sculpted our own nest with eggs and stitched nest helpers using scrap yarn. We hid our own eggs (tennis balls) in the meadow and placed them in grassy nests – then we… Read more »

Make Way for Frogs

April 13, 2012 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We tromped through the forest and wetland in search of wiggly tadpoles and hippity hoppity frogs. We were lucky enough to spot several tadpoles during our travels! We listened to various frog calls and learned more about the resident wood frog tadpoles we are raising in the classroom. We played ZAP to… Read more »