HOORAY! A SNOW DAY!

January 16, 2019 - Preschool, Preschool News

At the Nature Preschool, we relish time to play and explore in nature, no matter the weather. We play in rain, in puddles, in heat, and chill, and on some magical amazing days we play in SNOW!  This week while most area schools were closed due to the 3” of snow, the Nature Preschool was… Read more »

Love Is In The Air

February 12, 2016 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

Nature Preschool was so excited for our love party! The children created love notes for each other, delivered them into mailboxes they created with reused containers and everyone contributed a special snack for a friendship feast! At circle time we asked a important question. “What is love?” The answers the children came up with were beyond precious. “Love… Read more »

Winter Chills, Frosty Thrills

January 15, 2016 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

Winter weather chills didn’t stop Nature Preschool from having a blast this past week! We continued our hunt for ice, frost and other signs of winter! In the classrooms we painted with ice and explored the “frozen stream” we created in our sensory bins! The Nature Preschoolers love to climb and balance on logs. In the… Read more »

Chills and Thrills!

January 16, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

It was cold this week but it didn’t stop the Nature Preschool from getting out on the trails! The children prepared by dressing in full cold weather clothing! So many skills are reinforced while gearing up, like fine and large motor development, patience, determination, confidence and more! They even work on social skills and cooperation by… Read more »

Snowy School Days

January 9, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

The Nature Preschool was lucky enough to have some snow on the first week back from Winter Break! The snow had lots of animal clues just waiting for us discover! There were  tracks everywhere! We found some left by fox and deer, and followed them around the amphitheater, down hills, and to the edge of the… Read more »

Snowy Science

February 10, 2013 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We were in the mood for making experiments this week! Favorite Activities: We did loads of fun experiments including one with borax that created crystals. We also loved the “frozen bubbles” experiement outside. Parents visited the classroom to read stories about weather and science, and even helped make snow people for our… Read more »

Magical Winter

January 6, 2012 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We celebrated the magic of winter and the holiday season! Favorite Activities: We measured and baked making gingerbread “people” to share. We also used our guessing jar to predict how many scarves, mittens, and pinecones were inside. We enjoyed singing songs like “Suzy Snowflake”, “Frosty the Snowman”, and “Where is Bear” to… Read more »