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Campfires Under Starry Skies

November 13, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

The Nature Preschool continued our exploration of night this week! We focused on campfires, fire safety and the night sky! The classrooms were decorated with campfire rings, tents and glowing stars! Have you ever been camping? What kinds of things do you do around a campfire? We practiced our storytelling skills and learned some new… 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 »