Category Archives: Frog Pond

Frog Fun: Day of the Vultures

Today in morning meeting we sang the “I’m a tree,” song. It’s a favorite that is sung at the Grandmother Oak Tree Tea party, and we want to remember it. In Ms. Merle’s small group this morning the Leopard Frogs … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tales: Pinwheels

The Tadpoles explored with with pinwheels today. They waved them all around in the back room. They used their hands to spin them and blew on them, too. The Jumpers talked about how wind is what spun the pinwheels and … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tails: Tire Prints and Construction

This morning, the Tadpoles learned about construction workers. They talked about the trucks and workers they’ve seen working on the roadways. After that, the Tadpoles used toy trucks to pick up blocks and then they pretended to be construction workers … Continue reading

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Frog Fun: Making crayon nebulae and Life of a Star

This morning in morning meeting I told the frogs a story about watching the stars. On Friday I came with Ms. Heather and some friends and watched the stars while laying on Toad Mountain. We saw the planet Jupiter, the … Continue reading

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Frog Fun:exercise and healthy eating

Today we sang Good Morning as we got our bodies moving to get ready for the day. Then the children chose their small groups.   In Ms. Teresa’s group this morning the children learned about exercise, how it helps your … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tales: Seeds and Grains

  This morning, the Tadpoles made bird feeders out of gum balls (seed pods from sweet gum trees), shortening, and sunflower seeds. The Tadpoles spooned the shortening on a gum ball, spread it out, then dipped the gum ball in … Continue reading

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Frog Fun: Highlights from the Pipeline Trail

Today during morning meeting we sang Three Nice Mice! We then got ready for some of the class to walk on the Pipeline trail. The Pipeline trail runs between our property to the south and Huntley Meadows. We decided to … Continue reading

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Frog Fun: Exploring the Senses

This week we continue our study of the five senses by focusing on the related senses of smell and taste! Science Sarah took some children out to Toad Mountain today where she had prepared three trails using scented cotton balls. … Continue reading

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Frog Fun: Celebrating the 4th of July, Preschool Style

It was another fun day at the Pond! During small group this morning, some children made yogurt parfaits that were red, white, and blue! You can make your own granola at home in honor of Independence Day. Here is how: Red, White, … Continue reading

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Frog Fun: Imaginary Play, Garden Harvest, Huntley Meadows

Our Frog class sure has been busy this week! Here is a recap of what our senior class has been up to … On Monday we explored some unusual means of travel: riding on camels and elephants and even a cart … Continue reading

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