Roots, Trunks and Leaves

October 13, 2013 - Preschool Weekly

As the forest bustles with fall changes, we turn our thoughts to what trees do in autumn. Some of our favorite tree investigations this week included acorn and leaf printing, rubbings made on tree rings, outdoor leaf play, and tree exploration in the rain. “Mother Nature Did you Sneeze” and “I’m a Nut” were favorite songs. Notice all the… Read more »

Art Outside

February 3, 2012 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We explored different art processes indoors and OUT! Favorite Activities: We loved making our own play dough and finger paint. We painted stones, trees, and leaves outside. We made ice sculptures that water the trees and made beautiful natural scultpures which we left throughout the outdoor classoroom for others to find. We used yarn… Read more »

Under a Blanket of Snow

January 6, 2012 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We learned about hibernation and the useful role that snow plays in winter. Favorite Activities: We loved using puppets to act out Jan Brett’s folktale The Mitten. Our tape snowflake paintings were as hit as were our little houses where we wrote letter “Hh” for home. We learned some new winter songs and… Read more »