Roots, Trunks and Leaves

October 13, 2013 - Preschool Weekly

As the forest bustles with fall changes, we turn our thoughts to what trees do in autumn. Some of our favorite tree investigations this week included acorn and leaf printing, rubbings made on tree rings, outdoor leaf play, and tree exploration in the rain. “Mother Nature Did you Sneeze” and “I’m a Nut” were favorite songs. Notice all the… Read more »

Blankets of Leaves

November 10, 2012 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: A chill is in the air whispering winter will be here soon, but we continue to marvel at autumn leaves. Favorite Activities: Ever painted with a pine needle paint brush? Or pretended to sway like a tree dropping leaves? Have you played “scratch and sniff” with tree bark? Or examined what’s hiding… Read more »

Autumn Trees, Blankets of Leaves

November 6, 2011 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: The letter “Ll” led the way as we learned all about leaves. Favorite Activities: We loved reading Leaf Man by Lois Elhert and creating our own leaf people along the trail. We created beautiful watercolor leaves, lanterns, and a class wreath. We predicted how many leaves were in our guessing jar and… Read more »