Week 1! Wednesday Forest Dreamers 2/12

February 18, 2020 - Forest Dreamers

Hello Forest Dreamer Families! Our class had a wonderful first day of Nature school! Our morning started with some wild play. We climbed trees, built log forts and played “Mr. Fox”. Then our students began their morning routine of making their snack and singing our morning song. Our goal for the day was to look… Read more »

Biomimicry: Campfires and Celebration

June 6, 2018 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Week 12 – 5/29/2018 Today was the long awaited individual campfires day.  So far this semester the weather hasn’t been on our side for campfires, it’s either been too cold, too windy, too rainy or way too hot.  Today was pretty warm but we hoped the clouds would keep us cool long enough to practice… Read more »

Biomimicry: Animal Water Adaptations

May 8, 2018 - Earth Friends, Preschool

5/1/2018 Today the weather was hot, the sun was blazing and there was barely a cloud in the sky.  On such a hot day a lot of us were thinking about water.  We reviewed what we learned last week by going over the three components of a wetland (water, hydric soil and hydrophilic plants) and… Read more »

Living Wetlands Week 2

March 8, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Last week we had a blast learning about the maple sugaring process and this week was our first official class on wetlands!  Wetlands are critical habitat for a wide variety of plant and animal species and here at Irvine we are incredibly lucky to have a few different types of wetlands.  We have year round… Read more »

Living Wetlands Week 1

March 1, 2017 - Earth Friends, Preschool

Welcome to Monday’s Living Wetlands Homeschool!  I am so excited to start spring semester.  We began our semester by exploring a topic about Maple Sugaring.  It’s that time of the year again at the Irvine so we explored some of the trails while looking for tapped trees, stoking the fire under the evaporator and doing… Read more »