Tag Archives: Children and Nature

Oh, the Joys of June at a Nature-Based Preschool

June … what are your childhood memories of the month of June? Do you remember the ice cream man? Riding your bike in the heat and humidity with an Otterpop in your mouth? Running through sprinklers? Playing in the sand, … Continue reading

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Nature-Based Preschool Open House

Join us for an Open House Frog Pond Early Learning Center Saturday, June 30th 9 – 11 am Imagine a preschool that cares for the whole child. A preschool where … the focus is on social and emotional intelligence in … Continue reading

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Celebrating Grandmother Oak Tree

Today, families will gather for our Grandmother Oak Tree Tea Party, to honor and celebrate an oak that is more than 200 years old. She rests near the edge of our property and graces our children with her presence. This Frog … Continue reading

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Spring Brings New Life to Frog Pond

Today we found and observed many new creatures of different shapes and sizes! Hooray for the new life of spring! This morning we discovered two crickets in our classroom, one of them quite small. It had to have been a nymph, or smaller … Continue reading

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Frog Fun: A Visit from A Vet!

Today we were excited to welcome the mother of one of our students. Ms. Cassandra, a veterinarian, taught us about what she does in her work. She brought several things to show us, such as preserved ticks, tapeworms, ringworms, and a plastic model … 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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April Brings Showers and Lots of Frog Fun

At Frog Pond, where our foundation is built on science and nature study, our curriculum is closely linked to natural cycles. In April we celebrate the life-giving beauty of the rain, as it waters the earth, stimulating life and new … Continue reading

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