Week 3 Wednesday Forest Dreamers! 2-25-2020

March 3, 2020 - Forest Dreamers

The third week of Forest Dreamers was a day full of exploring the unknown! Our group traveled deeper into Irvine’s property than ever before! We started our morning with mud painting! We saw beautiful art made with all the different shades of mud. Our friends also worked together to build structures like a fort and… Read more »

Biomimicry: Chlorophyll Art and Beehives

October 9, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017 Where do leaves get their color?  Why do they change color in the fall?  What is chlorophyll and what does it do for a leaf?  Those are some of the questions we asked at the beginning of class today.  We also did a really fun art experiment using leaves in order… Read more »

Biomimicry: Burrs and Frogcicles

September 19, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Welcome to everyone!  Today was our first day of Earth Friends Biomimicry class!  It’s going to be a really exciting semester where we get the opportunity to explore all of Irvine’s ecosystems and learn about native plants and animals, some that have even inspired various types of technology and innovations.  Before we jumped into Biomimicry… Read more »

Living Wetlands Week 9

May 11, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Today was a fantastic day full of frog songs, pond exploration and hiking.  We began, as usual, checking out our plant phenology project at the hidden story circle.  We noticed our leaves have gotten huge!  Everyone pulled out the ruler and measured some of their biggest spicebush leaves.  I also took note of my tree,… Read more »