Category Archives: Toad Mountain

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: Squirrles

This morning, the Tadpoles learned about squirrels. They learned that squirrels live in woodlands, eat nuts, and make homes out of sticks and leaves. After reading a book about squirrels and discussing the different pictures, the Tadpoles colored their own … 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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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:Making a Metro Map and Gardening

This morning in Ms. Saba’s group, the Leopard Frogs looked at a map of the metro. Then they made their own maps of their own metro stations with colored tape. They enjoyed doing it!   In my group the Green … 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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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: Police officer scenarios and Feeling Disappointed

Today Ms. Merle led the Leopard Frogs in playing police officer with cars on tracks. They first built roads using road tracks. They then had a few minutes to drive their cars all over the roads. After that, they took … Continue reading

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Frog Fun: Erosion and Baby Animals

Continuing our study of water this month, during small group time in the Frog class one group learned about erosion with a model watershed. Science Sarah used modeling clay to create a slope on which they put dirt. Then they … Continue reading

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