Week 5! Thursday Forest Dreamers 3.12.2020

March 19, 2020 - Forest Dreamers

In last weeks Forest Dreamer class, students learned all about watershed ecosystems! The day started in the glen with games, drawing, nature artifact collection, and observation of our local field mouse nest! Our destination today was the headwater stream. For many of us this was a new location to explore.  On our hike to the… Read more »

Biomimicry: Animal Water Adaptations

May 8, 2018 - Earth Friends, Preschool

5/1/2018 Today the weather was hot, the sun was blazing and there was barely a cloud in the sky.  On such a hot day a lot of us were thinking about water.  We reviewed what we learned last week by going over the three components of a wetland (water, hydric soil and hydrophilic plants) and… Read more »

Spring Has Sprung!

April 17, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

The Nature Preschool at Irvine couldn’t be more excited about the arrival of Spring! We have welcomed the warm showers and soaked up the spring sunshine with open arms! What kind of changes do you notice when we enter this new season? The changes in spring have been a huge part of our lessons the… Read more »

Stream Searchin’

May 18, 2013 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We searched aquatic places all over Irvine’s grounds and also took a family field trip to the Hammerman Beach area of the Gunpowder River where it meets the Chesapeake Bay. Favorite Activities: We loved roaming the wet woods and stream. We caught frogs, crayfish and lots of other invertebrates in the stream… Read more »