Art and Science of the Land: Week 6 & 7

October 29, 2018 - Earth Friends, Preschool

10/16/2018 Mid-semester campfire Before enjoying a campfire with our families and fellow homeschoolers, we continued our lesson on leaves.  With fall colors starting to show we started with an experiment to learn more about the colors that make up leaves in the fall.  In this experiment we gathered three different colors of leaves, green, yellow… Read more »

Biomimicry: The Fire Challenge

November 27, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

11/14/17 Today it was really cold and breezy.  It might have reached 45 degrees but with the wind it felt much colder!  We all had cold hands, faces and even feet.  So what a perfect day to build campfires.  The challenge for the day was to build one match campfires.  A one match campfire is… Read more »

Living Wetlands Week 3

March 20, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

The day after this class was the big snow day that we had been waiting for!  It was really cold this Monday so we kind of altered our plans a bit and decided to spend a good hour at the campfire learning how to build fires, learning fire safety and of course enjoying the warmth!… Read more »

Campfires Under Starry Skies

November 13, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

The Nature Preschool continued our exploration of night this week! We focused on campfires, fire safety and the night sky! The classrooms were decorated with campfire rings, tents and glowing stars! Have you ever been camping? What kinds of things do you do around a campfire? We practiced our storytelling skills and learned some new… Read more »