You Are The Apple Of My Eye

October 28, 2016 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, McIntosh and Honey Crisp, Braeburn, Gala, Fuji too, apples are so good for you! Which apple is your favorite? There are so many to choose from! What do you like to make with apples? The Nature Preschool loves apples of every kind, and not just for eating. Check out how we… Read more »

February Friendships

February 13, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

Despite the cold winter weather, friendships flourished this week at the Nature Preschool!  We focused on kindness and showing the people we love that we care for them. During imagination stations we made cards, cut out hearts, painted with stencils at the easel and decorated mailbags! We had to get all ready for our celebration… Read more »

Sensing Winter

February 6, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

The Nature Preschool at Irvine is learning about senses! We are taking in all the winter wonder through hands on experiences and sensory based learning inside and outside. Our classrooms were filled with spicy aromas this week! The children had so much fun creating spice cards, running the spice market, and acting like chefs while… Read more »

Counting to Winter

December 19, 2011 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We counted everything in sight! Favorite Activities: We looked for numbers along the trail and created some of our own using twigs and vines. We counted different groups of things like stones, seeds, logs, mushrooms or tracks. We had fun finding the “matching mittens” in the meadow and asking “what time is it… Read more »

Our Community

December 11, 2011 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: The students spent time learning about communities and the important jobs that make up a successful community. We also compared human communities to natural communities and what they share in common. Favorite Activities: We loved creating a map of our classroom community and trying on several careers during Imagination Station time. We… Read more »