Biomimicry: Walk on Water with Water Tension

October 3, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

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 »

Living Wetlands Week 12 Campfire

May 27, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Today was our last day of class.  It was bittersweet since we all had such a fantastic time this Spring and I wish it wasn’t the last day!  To celebrate all the fun we had, the nature exploration we did and the discoveries we made, we made a campfire, had some sweet treats and finished… Read more »

Living Off of The Land Week 8

November 7, 2016 - Earth Friends

  Happy Halloween!  We had a fun and spooky day at Irvine as we learned about onion grass, worked on our shelter and collected milkweed for our fire in our costumes.  Henry found a cricket and Alex and Aidan wore their Halloween costumes (Henry lowered his ninja mask for the picture).  This little cricket was… Read more »

Living Off of The Land Week 3

October 18, 2016 - Earth Friends

Aright, Week 3! After having some time to settle in, we went to the beginning of the trail to meet Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)! Sassafras was one of the first exports when Europeans came to North America. It is the main ingredient in Root Beer! Its twigs can be used as a tooth brush because it… Read more »