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Winter Warmth

December 22, 2016 - Preschool

  Winter Warmth Do you know what animals do to stay warm in winter? The students at The Nature Preschool do! Hibernate, migrate, adapt! We think that’s also what people do! Here are some fun and creative ways that we explored these concepts: making treats for birds and other animals, migrating to warmer spots at… Read more »

Welcome Winter

December 24, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

Winter is officially here! Well, according to the calendar anyway. The Nature Preschoolers opened their senses to the subtle signs of winter all around! We spotted bare branches, identified birds in the bird blind and noticed the changes to the stream. The rain provided some of the very best sensory play! We made mud pies,… Read more »

Winter Is On The Way!

December 12, 2015 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

Winter is on the way! This unusually warm December weather may have you feeling otherwise, but the Nature Preschoolers found clues of the changing season! We observed bare branches, spotted migrating birds and discovered hibernating insects! On Thursday evening, the families joined us for our Winter Art Workshop! It was a festive night filled with… Read more »

Winter Is On It’s Way!

December 12, 2014 - Preschool, Preschool Weekly

The Nature Preschool is looking ahead to winter! We have been exploring the changing forest and preparing for cold blustery days that lie ahead! We learned last week several woodland creatures are busy scurrying about collecting food to store for winter! We decided to help out by making fruit feeders! We used needles and thread… Read more »