All in an hour’s work!
By Katee “I’m in the Mushroom Fan Club!” – ER The children have been increasingly wanting to hunt for mushrooms outside lately, and we are lucky to have an abundance of fungus here in our yard with all of our trees, wet leaves, and stumps. It’s like nature’s little treasure hunt and even the teachers really don’t know what we’re … Read More
by Alisha Today at circle time Katee read a book called “Mushrooms in the Rain”. The story is about a little ant who finds shelter from the rain under a small mushroom. Other soaking wet animals came to seek shelter and each time they were able to fit even though the mushroom seemed small at first! Finally the sun comes … Read More
by Katee Can you believe the first days of Fall are already behind us and tomorrow starts October?! As we’ve been talking about elements of a face and creating faces out of buttons and paper, bottle caps and rubber bands, we have also been looking at making faces out of natural elements. Today we read the book , “Leaf Man” … Read More
By Katee We have been seeing so many crows gathering nesting supplies, squirrels nibbling camelias, bees buzzing in the bluebells, and even hearing baby birds chirping in our evergreen tree. The children are already aware of the needs of a habitat- food, water, shelter, and a place to raise young. Kerry has talked about these needs for a variety of … Read More
THANK YOU! Thank you to all the families who were able to come and help our school at the planting party! We turned fresh soil into our beds, strung a new trellis, transplanted many plants, weeded beds, moved the old rabbit hutch to the curb, moved our nest to a new home, and introduced new worms to our worm bin! … Read More
by Katee Today at circle time Alisha talked about the changing of the seasons on our trees outside. We have a beautiful view right from our circle rug of the many varied branches outside that encircle our yard. So the children stared outside with Alisha as she narrated the changes we’ve seen this year. “Do you remember when school started … Read More