Tag Archives: Frog Pond Preschool

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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Frog Fun: Exploring the Senses

This week we continue our study of the five senses by focusing on the related senses of smell and taste! Science Sarah took some children out to Toad Mountain today where she had prepared three trails using scented cotton balls. … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tales: Celebrating the 4th of July Preschool Style

For many of us, the 4th of July holiday brings to mind fun times at the beach. On Tuesday, the Tadpoles learned about being safe at the beach (and in water in general) and about many of the things we … Continue reading

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Frog Fun: Celebrating the 4th of July, Preschool Style

It was another fun day at the Pond! During small group this morning, some children made yogurt parfaits that were red, white, and blue! You can make your own granola at home in honor of Independence Day. Here is how: Red, White, … 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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Reminder: Nature-Based Preschool Open House – Saturday, 6/30

REMINDER: Join us for an Open House at Our Nature-Based Preschool 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 … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tales: Compost, Garden, and Harvest

This morning the Tadpoles looked at the photographs from a couple articles in a National Geographic with me. The one I focused on showed pictures of wheat and vegetable crops. One photo showed people harvesting their crop. We talked about the parts of … Continue reading

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Heather’s Tadpole Tales in June

Imagine a beach. The water is a dark blue-green. You see five children, ranging from age 7 to 15 (the seven year old is especially cute!). They are walking along the beach with their mother, looking for a spot that … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tales: Cruising in Kayaks

This morning, the Tadpoles got to float boats in water in the media table. The paper one, of course, got soggy, so I made some out of foil as well. The Tadpoles had fun blowing on them and using their … Continue reading

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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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