Category Archives: Community

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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Sensory Walk Week! Reflections from the Frogs

The day started out so well, as we found an actual living cicada today, only one wing but it crawled and didn’t complain when the Frogs picked it up and carried it around before returning it to the tree. For … Continue reading

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Reminder: Nature-Based Preschool Open House – Saturday, 6/30

REMINDER: Join us for an Open House at Our Nature-Based Preschool Frog Pond Early Learning Center   Saturday, June 30th 9 – 11 am Imagine a preschool that cares for the whole child. A preschool where … The focus is … Continue reading

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Nature-Based Preschool Open House

Join us for an Open House Frog Pond Early Learning Center Saturday, June 30th 9 – 11 am Imagine a preschool that cares for the whole child. A preschool where … the focus is on social and emotional intelligence in … Continue reading

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Family Work Party Success!

Thank you to all of our families for the large and enthusiastic participation in the Family Work Party and to those who solved the Work Party “Puzzler.” This year it was a group of six or seven dads who created … Continue reading

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The Four Directions

This month as we talk about heritage and honoring our ancestors, I highlight the Four Directions in order to draw us to the heritage of our school’s founder, Pam Tinker ~ Mother Duck. Her unconventional ways and commitment to a … Continue reading

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Child-Friendly Apple Coffee Cake Recipe

A favorite from Easy Vegan Cooking: Over 350 Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion by Leah Leneman. This is great for children who cannot have eggs or dairy.  With a gluten free flour substitution it could be gluten free also. Apple … Continue reading

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Science Sarah Says … Starlight

Science Sarah Says … Starlight by Sarah Glassco Holiday light displays have been getting more extravagant every year it seems to me—but have you ever seen the majestic beauty of the Milky Way sweeping across the night sky? You must … Continue reading

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Food, Family, Preparing for Winter

This fall season has been a whirl of activity.  Our October theme of preparing for winter was not only for the squirrels and migrating birds!  We prepared for a very successful Fall Festival. In addition we prepared for the upcoming … Continue reading

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Ingathering & Harvest by Mother Duck

The following is an excerpt from our September newsletter by our school founder, Pam. Tinker. Enjoy! September is always a “coming home” time at Frog Pond.  We have completed our summer adventures and are begining the routines of another year. … Continue reading

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