Tag Archives: Huntley Meadows

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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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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Tadpole Tales: Wetlands and Huntley Meadows

The Tadpoles learned about wetlands this morning. They viewed pictures of animals and plants that are found in the Huntley Meadows wetlands and then they colored animals to make their own wetland book (a pond in this case). They had fun coloring the … Continue reading

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Science Sarah Says … The Excitement of Spring

Spring is perhaps the most exciting season in Nature. At Huntley Meadows hundreds of frogs appear overnight and fill the air with ecstatic mating calls. The birds erect invisible fences with song to protect the food supply they will need … 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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All-Natural Pioneer Toys

Today was a beautiful day! I showed the frogs some things I had found on a walk with my family this past weekend. There were balls of flying seeds, owl pellets, and a piece of animal fur. After I shared my story, some … Continue reading

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Huntley Meadows: The View From Frog Pond’s Backyard

Frog Pond is located adjacent to Huntley Meadows Park in Fairfax County. Our students in both classes enjoy trips to Huntley Meadows throughout all seasons. When engaged in regular daily play, this is the view from our backyard. Huntley Meadows … Continue reading

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