The weather is finally starting to feel more springlike so we are beginning to talk about and look for the signs of spring around our preschool…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

What are some of the signs of spring? Miss Abby and Miss Lauren asked the first few children who arrived at preschool to help them come up with some signs of spring. The children immediately said that there were bees and flowers…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

As the children continued to arrive to preschool, more signs of spring were drawn on the chart, for later discussion with the whole group, such as a tree, caterpillar, kite, swing set, butterfly, and the ideas continued to flow…

 Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

Through out the week, the children were invited to keep looking for signs of spring both inside the classroom and outside…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

Inside the classroom, the children found a bouquet of flowers that they could arrange in different sized pots…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

Miss Sascha put together a spring flower center filled with a variety of real and pretend items for the children to arrange and care for their flowers…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

The children also explored spring flowers and sunshine on the flannel board…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

But of course, the best signs of spring were going to be found outside. All we had to do was go outside and find them…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

We found a few signs of spring in the woods such as clovers, moss on the tree trunks and blooms on a few of the trees. But the woods still looked like winter for the most part…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

In the play area, the grass looked a little greener but still not too many other signs of spring…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

So a couple of the children thought that perhaps they could give spring a little bit of help by bringing our bouquet of flowers outside…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

And soon, more children came along to help ‘plant’ the flowers in the mud along our sidewalk…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

And the plants were watered generously all morning long…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

The children were particularly excited about the signs of spring because it was also a sign that it was time for our hibernating bears to wake up! Just a few more days to go…

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

By the time you will read this post, our bears will be up so be sure to check back and I will tell you all about our Wake Up Bear day! You do not want to miss it:)

Signs of Spring by Teach Preschool

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