Week 4! Wednesday Forest Dreamers 3.4.2020

March 10, 2020 - Forest Dreamers

Greetings from the Forest! In Forest Dreamers Week 4, the students impressed us with their curiosity and stamina! We once again hiked out down Bauer Road, past the Native American Site, over the boardwalk and into the duck pond meadow. Before starting our hike, students doodled and practiced building in the Glen and we sang… Read more »

Week 3 Wednesday Forest Dreamers! 2-25-2020

March 3, 2020 - Forest Dreamers

The third week of Forest Dreamers was a day full of exploring the unknown! Our group traveled deeper into Irvine’s property than ever before! We started our morning with mud painting! We saw beautiful art made with all the different shades of mud. Our friends also worked together to build structures like a fort and… Read more »

Week 2! Wednesday Forest Dreamers 2-19-2020

February 25, 2020 - Forest Dreamers

In our second week of Forest Dreamers, students explored one of their favorite destinations, the Native American site! Our morning started with a drawing exercise of bark rubbings and drawing your favorite ecosystem. After singing our morning song and creating our trail snacks, the forest dreamers started hiking towards our final destination. Along the way… Read more »

Week One, Fun In The Sun

September 11, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

School is back in session! The familiar sounds of scurrying preschool feet, sweet song tunes and bursting laughter have returned to Irvine Nature Center! This week the children spent time getting to know their teachers, their classroom and each other! During imagination stations we played with playdough, puzzles, mailed letters in the writing centers, and… Read more »

Art Outside

February 3, 2012 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We explored different art processes indoors and OUT! Favorite Activities: We loved making our own play dough and finger paint. We painted stones, trees, and leaves outside. We made ice sculptures that water the trees and made beautiful natural scultpures which we left throughout the outdoor classoroom for others to find. We used yarn… Read more »