Biomimicry: Farm vs Meadow

October 23, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Today we looked at plants, plants and more plants.  We explored plants in the meadow, in the forest and by the stream.  The theme for the day was comparing two different meadow plots to see if one had more species than the other, one plot was more disturbed by humans and the other was less… Read more »

Biomimicry: Burrs and Frogcicles

September 19, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Welcome to everyone!  Today was our first day of Earth Friends Biomimicry class!  It’s going to be a really exciting semester where we get the opportunity to explore all of Irvine’s ecosystems and learn about native plants and animals, some that have even inspired various types of technology and innovations.  Before we jumped into Biomimicry… Read more »

Animal Clues

September 28, 2012 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: Signs of animals are all around! This week we uncover animal secrets by following clues! Favorite Activities:We loved making muddy boot tracks to show that we leave only footprints as our own clues on the trail. We also loved making little shelters from recycled boxes and camouflaging them in the woods. A… Read more »

Woodland Wonders

September 23, 2011 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: The letter “w” was featured this week as we explored the woods. Favorite Activities: We walked through the woods searching for walnuts, wet leaves, water drops, our wigwam, spider webs, woodpeckers, and best of all – WORMS! We painted “w” with our walnut dye and made a class spider web. We also counted… Read more »