Good Morning to all the dreamers and their families! In week 12 of class we dove into the mystery of animal tracks! Our morning activity included drawing tracks, guessing which tracks belong to which animals and using track stamps! We discussed clues that can be used to distinguish each animals footprint and cadence. To warm… Read more »
Welcome families! In week 11 of Forest Dreamers we roamed back to the Native American site. We started our day with our morning circle! Today we had chocolate scented play dough to create sculptures and story stones to create elaborate tales! We had a lot of fun creating different animals and telling stories about a turtle… Read more »
Hey Families! Another wonderful and wild week in Forest Dreamers has passed us by. This week we skipped morning circle and made a beeline to the Native American site! Each student was given a pair of binoculars to investigate far away sights as we hiked. As a group we voted on which trail to take… Read more »
Our second week and The Nature Preschool has already settled in! This week the children continued sharing more about themselves and all the classes are starting to feel very familiar to the children! Friendships have blossomed and old relationships have grown! Inside the classroom the children stayed busy during imagination stations! We continued to share… Read more »
In preparation for our annual Fall Campfire & Night Hike, children examined some of the magic of the night. We collected wood and learned about fire safety. What creatures venture out at night? Are they scary? Are they useful? How do these creatures ready themselves for winter?
[slideshow] This Week’s Adventures: We delighted in Spring as we learned about emerging plants and animals in Spring. We made raindrop paintings and flowers. We searched for spring wildflowers and even came across some snakes! We watched a bird banding demonstration to see how we can track where birds go each season. We loved playing “rabbits… Read more »
This Week’s Adventures: We learned about mammals, especially bats! Favorite Activities: We loved comparing bat taxidermy to a blue jay to discover the differences between the two. We were able to make some unusual predictions as we read Stella Luna by Jannel Cannon. Cutting our bat ears and wings was a highlight! Of course, we… Read more »