Biomimicry: Walk on Water with Water Tension

October 3, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Today was our third Biomimicry class and we had a blast exploring the ponds, finding frogs and doing a really fun experiment with water and pennies.  We started our class as we start all our classes, with an afternoon circle to share any highlights of the last week and to go over the plans for… Read more »

Forest Dreamers Go Into Hibernation!

December 2, 2016 - Forest Dreamers

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 »

Oh My Gourd, it’s a Creature of the Night!

October 27, 2016 - Forest Dreamers

  Happy late October! As this month wraps up, the Forest Dreamers have been feeling the inspirations of the season! We got up close and personal with some pumpkins, gourds, night dwelling animals and crispy fall leaves! On Tuesday, our imaginations created a ‘forest stew’ containing all of the strangest and yuckiest things we could think of!… Read more »

Ripe for Adventure!

October 21, 2016 - Forest Dreamers

Finding fall is becoming easier and easier this past week. From persimmons to pumpkins, we have found all sorts of neat things to pique our interests! On Tuesday, we were joined by a fantastic Irvine volunteer named Theo. He accompanied us on our farthest hike yet! We visited the class favorite- autumn olive trees to notice that almost all… 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 »