Author Archives: Frog Pond

Frog Friday: Cooking and Exploring

This Morning we had some beautiful aromas wafting throughout the classroom thanks to Ms. Kim and the Green Tree Frogs cooking up a storm; they made rice pudding!  They used brown rice grits, milk, butter, cinnamon, sugar, raisins, and a … Continue reading

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Frog Fridays: So Much to Celebrate

Today at Morning Meeting Ms. Megan shared about a caterpillar that the children had found at Toad Mountain.  Ms. Kim and the children used field guides to try to determine which caterpillar it was but were unable to determine it.  … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesdays: Autumn Colors!

This week we will be learning about “Autumn leaves and colors”. Today the children chose their favorite animals for our “Wild Animal Costume Parade” and they painted their costumes. At the art table, the children used crayons to draw their … Continue reading

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Frog Friday: Mystery of Rotten Tomatoes & Puppetry

Right before Morning Meeting several Frogs and I picked a ripe cantaloupe from the garden.  It smelled absolutely delicious and was turning yellow. We also picked several large, rotten tomatoes that had holes in them. Immediately investigation started about what … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesday: Exploring Pumpkin Blossoms

Dear Tadpole Families, Today early in the morning the children explored around our play ground. They noticed morning dew on the grass and had great time sweeping with their hands and they were saying, ” I made the rain drop” … Continue reading

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Management Musings: A Sit Spot with the Frogs

Last week I did a “sit spot,” which is a Core Routine from our Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature model. As I was sitting and watching/waiting for nature, a few boys came and asked me what I was looking for… G: I’m … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesday: Monday’s Sunny Post!

Everyone was so happy to see the sun shining this morning! This morning at the art table Ms. Subhoi had out the play-doh for the children. They were busy using mixing bowls, rolling pins, spatulas and wooden spoons to bake … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesday: Welcoming a Silk Moth!

This morning at the art table children were using Play-Doh to create cookies of many different shapes. Other children also helped to make a tea cup set and joined in sharing their creations with one another. In the back room … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesdays: Thanksgiving Week Recap

(Week after Thanksgiving) This week we will be learning about the sun and moon, day and night. Today, at the art table the children colored the Thanksgiving coloring page with crayons. We talked about spending time with our families and … Continue reading

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Frog Fridays:

Today Frogs turned into vultures and soared over much of Toad Mountain looking for food.  First, we pretended to find some deer in the corner of Toad Mountain, by gate to Huntley Meadows.  Then, we imagined there was food in … Continue reading

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