HOORAY! A SNOW DAY!

January 16, 2019 - Preschool, Preschool News

At the Nature Preschool, we relish time to play and explore in nature, no matter the weather. We play in rain, in puddles, in heat, and chill, and on some magical amazing days we play in SNOW!  This week while most area schools were closed due to the 3” of snow, the Nature Preschool was… Read more »

Forest Dreamer Tuesday/Thursday Class

October 1, 2018 - Forest Dreamers, Preschool

This past week in Forest Dreamers is the perfect example of plans NOT going how we (teachers) planned. In fact, I think the children had an even better time! We started off making our way to the Headwaters Trail and stopped for some “nature” ice cream…flavors being pickle, spice bush, chocolate cucumber, and ghost pepper!… Read more »

Living Wetlands Week 6 and 7

April 25, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Week 6 Today was the day of our campfire party where we celebrated around a large campfire with campfire snacks like hot dogs, s’mores and roasted apples.  It was a great opportunity to mingle with the other homeschool group and also mark the half way point for homeschool.  Can’t believe it’s already half over!  We… Read more »

Living Wetlands Week 4

March 27, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Today was the first day of spring!  There was also still some snow on the ground from the snow storm that hit our area last week.  Because of the snow and muddy ground, it was a perfect day for looking for animal tracks, which we started right after our afternoon check-in circle and our plant… Read more »

Snow Daze

February 5, 2016 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

As snow melted and the temperature started getting warmer Nature Preschool  explored the changes in the late winter season. Did the groundhog see his shadow? We hope not, because we are ready to spot signs of spring! On the trail we used our senses to find animal tracks, mud, ice; a little bit of everything!… Read more »

The Mammal In Me!

September 18, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

Our second week and The Nature Preschool has already settled in! This week the children continued sharing more about themselves and all the classes are starting to feel very familiar to the children! Friendships have blossomed and old relationships have grown! Inside the classroom the children stayed busy during imagination stations! We continued to share… Read more »

It’s Snowtime!

January 30, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

“One of the very best reasons for having children is to be reminded of the incomparable joys of a snow day.” -Susan Orlean This couldn’t be more true this week here at the Nature Preschool. The children’s excitement to explore the snow was infectious! Parents, teachers, and visitors all stopped for a moment to watch… Read more »

Winter Is On It’s Way!

December 12, 2014 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

The Nature Preschool is looking ahead to winter! We have been exploring the changing forest and preparing for cold blustery days that lie ahead! We learned last week several woodland creatures are busy scurrying about collecting food to store for winter! We decided to help out by making fruit feeders! We used needles and thread… Read more »