Turtle Splash

March 15, 2013 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We learned all about turtles! Favorite Activities: We got to meet a diamondback terrapin and compared its features to a box turtle. We pretended to move like turtles and acted out how box turtles protect themselves. We decorated our own turtle vests by printing scale patterns on them with egg cartons. We loved getting… Read more »

Water Worlds

May 18, 2012 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We drip with learning as we explore aquatic habitats! The wetlands, stream, and vernal pools are our playground! (Okay, not really – we try very hard not to harm any creatures!) We examine life in wet places and find toads, green frogs, tadpoles, dragonfly nymphs, crayfish…and well, you get the picture! We practice letter “Ww”… 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 »