HOORAY! A SNOW DAY!

January 16, 2019 - Preschool, Preschool News

At the Nature Preschool, we relish time to play and explore in nature, no matter the weather. We play in rain, in puddles, in heat, and chill, and on some magical amazing days we play in SNOW!  This week while most area schools were closed due to the 3” of snow, the Nature Preschool was… Read more »

Snow Daze

February 5, 2016 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

As snow melted and the temperature started getting warmer Nature Preschool  explored the changes in the late winter season. Did the groundhog see his shadow? We hope not, because we are ready to spot signs of spring! On the trail we used our senses to find animal tracks, mud, ice; a little bit of everything!… Read more »

It’s Snowtime!

January 30, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

“One of the very best reasons for having children is to be reminded of the incomparable joys of a snow day.” -Susan Orlean This couldn’t be more true this week here at the Nature Preschool. The children’s excitement to explore the snow was infectious! Parents, teachers, and visitors all stopped for a moment to watch… Read more »

Warm & Cozy, Snug & Toasty

January 23, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

The Nature Preschool had an exciting week! We all enjoyed getting warm and cozy after reading the story The Mitten by Jan Brett. The children enjoyed using small puppets, magnet or felt boards, and their imaginations  to act out the story. We used mittens for so many fun activities! We painted with them, hid them in the… Read more »

Snowy School Days

January 9, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

The Nature Preschool was lucky enough to have some snow on the first week back from Winter Break! The snow had lots of animal clues just waiting for us discover! There were  tracks everywhere! We found some left by fox and deer, and followed them around the amphitheater, down hills, and to the edge of the… Read more »