Category Archives: Nature

Frog Fridays: Bees and Being Helpful

  We enjoyed a beautiful day exploring nature. The children are learning to take turns being the morning meeting leader. At our morning meeting, we sang two songs: Peter Peter and STAR Song. We also made a poster for being … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesdays: Making Airplanes & Finding Frog Eggs!

One of our outside projects today was to make little planes out of sticks and string. When we were outside in the Yard a lot of the Tadpoles took trips to the brush pile to gather sticks with Ms. Angelica … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesdays: Preparing the Garden in February!

During another exciting day at the Pond, our Tadpole Classroom began preparations for the garden… unseasonably warm, but we are responding by observing and playing in the dirt. Enjoy our photos!

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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: Milestones, Seeds, and Leaves

This week we will be learning how “Plants make seeds and Trees lose leaves.” We are looking at a tree everyday and watching to see the leaves changing colors. We will also compare different types of seeds. Today, at the … Continue reading

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Today during small group time Pickerel Frogs turned into clouds and wind as I told a story about a storm that develops.  Frogs that wanted to be Clouds took cotton balls and those that wanted to be Wind used their … Continue reading

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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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Tadpole Tales: Autumn Leaves

This morning, the Tadpoles compared shapes of leaves, using different shaped blocks to see which shapes the leaves seemed most like. The Tadpoles found star shaped leaves, oval shaped leaves, and heart shaped leaves. They also found that some leaves … Continue reading

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Frog Fun: Facial Expressions and Seed Hunt

  Today during Morning Meeting we talked about how to put the caps on markers.  Several of the Frogs demonstrated how to close markers, and within a few seconds, everyone wanted to volunteer!  This will help the Frogs build a … Continue reading

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