Week 1! Thursday Forest Dreamers 2/13/2020

February 19, 2020 - Forest Dreamers

Our First day of Forest Dreamers was filled with adventure and wonderful observations of nature. The students started the day with magnifying glass exploration, viewing the forest from a different perspective. Our friends then gathered together to sing our morning song and after we made our trail snacks! Both of these will be part of… Read more »

Week 11 Forest Dreamers! 11-20-19

December 4, 2019 - Forest Dreamers

Welcome families! In week 11 of Forest Dreamers we roamed back to the Native American site. We started our day with our morning circle! Today we had chocolate scented play dough to create sculptures and story stones to create elaborate tales! We had a lot of fun creating different animals and telling stories about a turtle… Read more »

Warm and Toasty

January 17, 2014 - Preschool Weekly

What could be better than cider around a campfire? The children learned all about how fire is helpful to people firsthand. Our students loved gathering fire wood (mouse tails, chickadee perches and beaver wood) to build the fire together. They painted and then placed “firesticks” around the fire pit to delineate a circle for safety.… Read more »

Blankets of Leaves

November 10, 2012 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: A chill is in the air whispering winter will be here soon, but we continue to marvel at autumn leaves. Favorite Activities: Ever painted with a pine needle paint brush? Or pretended to sway like a tree dropping leaves? Have you played “scratch and sniff” with tree bark? Or examined what’s hiding… Read more »

Rabbits and Raindrops

March 23, 2012 - Preschool Weekly

[slideshow] This Week’s Adventures: We delighted in Spring as we learned about emerging plants and animals in Spring. We made raindrop paintings and flowers. We searched for spring wildflowers and even came across some snakes! We watched a bird banding demonstration to see how we can track where birds go each season. We loved playing “rabbits… 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 »