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 »
As snowflakes fall, icicles drip, woodpeckers tap and branches crackle, we listen for winter sounds. Natural objects and recycled materials can be musical – see how we explored the winter landscape.
This Week’s Adventures: Music is all around! We listened to and created all kinds of wonderful music! Favorite Activities: We loved making instruments like tambourines and kazoos from recycled materials. We also enjoyed performing with Miss Jen thanks to her sharing an oboe, Tibetan singing bowl, and mandolin. We made joyful sounds by clapping and singing, too!… Read more »
This Week’s Adventures: We learned about owls that hoot in the night. Favorite Activities: We loved meeting the barred owl with Miss Laura and learning about how it uses its call in the night. The feather guessing jar was a fun way to count and measure, too. We loved doing print-making to create an owl with patterned wings. We… Read more »
This Week’s Adventures: Wow did we make music! Nature is full of sounds, but sounds are different than music. When people play sounds in a specific way, we can create music. Music makes us feel good, helps us celebrate, or makes us think back about special people, places, or events. Favorite Activities: We loved responding to… Read more »