What a wonderful week it has been at the creek! Our whole week focused around the creek and its muddy majestic-ness! From straining to sliding to moss covered fairy houses, the Forest Dreamers have returned home caked in mud and smiles! Tuesday was our second rainy day of the entire semester. We spent some time in… Read more »
Winter is on the way! This unusually warm December weather may have you feeling otherwise, but the Nature Preschoolers found clues of the changing season! We observed bare branches, spotted migrating birds and discovered hibernating insects! On Thursday evening, the families joined us for our Winter Art Workshop! It was a festive night filled with… Read more »
Everyone is planning on getting warm this upcoming season! How do you stay warm? How do animals stay warm during the long, cold winter? That was the question on our mind this week! We learned about hibernation, migration and adaptation through games, discussions, and hands-on exploration. Outside we searched out areas that may be a… Read more »
Everyone is planning on getting warm this winter! How do you stay warm? How do animals stay warm during the long, cold winter? That was the question on everyone’s mind this week! We learned about hibernation, migration and adaptation through games, discussions, and hands on exploration. Out on the trails we kept our eyes peeled… Read more »
Okay, not really. There were no actual bears or children harmed during this week’s classes! Instead, we reveled in the fun song and story We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen. We introduced tents and caves during our play. We continued with snowy fun on the trails and pretended to be tired bears… Read more »
It was a perfect week for snowfall as the children discovered ways animals are equipped to deal with cold weather.
This Week’s Adventures: Snow was all around! Favorite Activities: We loved reading Jan Brett’s ever-popular The Mitten story and used puppets to fill our giant mitten as we acted it out. We searched for tracks in the snow and even watched how painted turtles hibernate and arise in spring. We searched for tracks in the snow and… Read more »
This Week’s Adventures: We learned about hibernation and the useful role that snow plays in winter. Favorite Activities: We loved using puppets to act out Jan Brett’s folktale The Mitten. Our tape snowflake paintings were as hit as were our little houses where we wrote letter “Hh” for home. We learned some new winter songs and… Read more »