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 »

Living Wetlands Week 4

March 27, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Today was the first day of spring!  There was also still some snow on the ground from the snow storm that hit our area last week.  Because of the snow and muddy ground, it was a perfect day for looking for animal tracks, which we started right after our afternoon check-in circle and our plant… Read more »

Love Is In The Air

February 12, 2016 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

Nature Preschool was so excited for our love party! The children created love notes for each other, delivered them into mailboxes they created with reused containers and everyone contributed a special snack for a friendship feast! At circle time we asked a important question. “What is love?” The answers the children came up with were beyond precious. “Love… Read more »

Stories & Snow

January 22, 2016 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

Our long wait is over! Nature Preschool finally got its wish for snow – with plenty more on the way! This week the children read so many winter books, created some stories of their own and even acted them out! We prepped ourselves for the oncoming blizzard by making snowmen sculptures, painting ice, creating colorful… 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 Science

February 10, 2013 - Preschool Weekly

This Week’s Adventures: We were in the mood for making experiments this week! Favorite Activities: We did loads of fun experiments including one with borax that created crystals. We also loved the “frozen bubbles” experiement outside. Parents visited the classroom to read stories about weather and science, and even helped make snow people for our… Read more »