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 »

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 Off of The Land Week 3

October 18, 2016 - Earth Friends

Aright, Week 3! After having some time to settle in, we went to the beginning of the trail to meet Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)! Sassafras was one of the first exports when Europeans came to North America. It is the main ingredient in Root Beer! Its twigs can be used as a tooth brush because it… Read more »

Living Off of The Land Week 2

October 18, 2016 - Earth Friends

    For our second week we started off by playing a really fun game called camouflage in the outdoor classroom. The outdoor classroom is really just an awesome area with lots of natural objects to hide behind, climb on, dig in, and create with, where it’s impossible to not want to play! Camouflage is… Read more »

Invigorating the Senses!

October 8, 2016 - Forest Dreamers

    Our week has been a memorable one! From fungus to fire, we have been heightening our senses and becoming even more aware of our forest and meadow surroundings. On Tuesday, we had a great time molding the river clay we collected last week into different shapes. Sadly, it was too muddy and soupy… Read more »