Biomimicry: Windmills, a Hedgehog and a Campfire

December 16, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Week 12: 12/5/2017 This semester has been about discovering inventions, technologies and other innovations that have been inspired by nature, whether that be plants, animals or even weather and other natural phenomenon.  Today we got to make our own windmills because we were talking about how wind turbines have been redesigned to be more efficient… Read more »

Biomimicry: Meadow Quest

December 5, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

11/28/2017 Today was all about exploring some of the meadows of Irvine that we haven’t had a chance to hike through.  We started at the Gazebo with snack and a quick lesson on reading maps.  Looking at the Irvine map we identified the legend and also the compass rose.  We talked about why it’s important… Read more »

Searching For Spring

March 20, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

What a wild week it has been at the Nature Preschool at Irvine. The students set out looking for signs of spring! Some days this week were easier than others! Wednesday we were taking jackets off we were so warm, but by Friday the snow came back for one last hurrah… we hope! What changes… Read more »