Category Archives: Huntley Meadows

Frog Fun: Huntley Meadows and Animal Costumes

Today at Morning Meeting a Frog shared that she will be leaving Frog Pond soon (her family will be moving out of the area).  She also shared about one of her favorite memories at Frog Pond—getting birthday biscuits.  I also … Continue reading

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Frog Fun: Pipeline Trail and Tongue Mapping

Today at morning meeting, Sebastian showed the class three pet hermit crabs he got while on his vacation. The children were enthralled with the little animals and enjoyed gently touching one of them.   In Ms. Bani’s group this morning … 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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Frog Fun:Huntley Meadows and Building a House

Today Science Sarah and Ms. Saba went with some of the children to Huntley Meadows. They chose to walk all the way to the tower today by way of the wetlands. On the way there, they saw a woodpecker overhead, … Continue reading

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Frog Fun: Huntley Meadows and Ice Sculptures

This morning we sang “I wish you well” with actions at our morning meeting. Some children then got ready for Huntley Meadows while the rest of us started small group.   Science Sarah wrote about Huntley Meadows. Here are her … 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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Tadpole Tales: Wetlands and Huntley Meadows

The Tadpoles learned about wetlands this morning. They viewed pictures of animals and plants that are found in the Huntley Meadows wetlands and then they colored animals to make their own wetland book (a pond in this case). They had fun coloring the … Continue reading

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Tadpoles: Water Cycle and Huntley Meadows

The Tadpoles enjoyed watching a video depicting the water cycle with classical music playing in the background. It was fun pointing out different parts of the video and asking them what they saw. They understand that the sun makes water go into the … Continue reading

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All-Natural Pioneer Toys

Today was a beautiful day! I showed the frogs some things I had found on a walk with my family this past weekend. There were balls of flying seeds, owl pellets, and a piece of animal fur. After I shared my story, some … Continue reading

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Huntley Meadows: The View From Frog Pond’s Backyard

Frog Pond is located adjacent to Huntley Meadows Park in Fairfax County. Our students in both classes enjoy trips to Huntley Meadows throughout all seasons. When engaged in regular daily play, this is the view from our backyard. Huntley Meadows … Continue reading

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