Category Archives: Nature

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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Tadpole Tales: Family Portraits and Toads

This morning, the Tadpoles drew pictures of their family. They had fun practicing their fine motor skills as they made scribbles, circles, and lines while drawing pictures of you. They pointed out who was who and the teachers labeled their … 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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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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Frog Fun: A Muddy Day!

Today in Ms. Bani’s group, the children had a visit from their puppet friend, Al. I didn’t get to visit with Ms. Bani about what they did, but I’m sure they had a good time and learned a lot. I … 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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Tadpole Tales: Squirrels and Nests

This morning, the Tadpoles made squirrel nest pictures. They glued a picture of a squirrel to a piece of paper, then they glued leaves all around it to represent the nest. While they were gluing, they talked about how the … 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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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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