Tag: nature

Tucking our bears in for a long winter’s sleep

We are making caves for our bears to hibernate in all winter long.

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Time to hibernate

We are stuffing bears and putting them down for a long winter’s nap for a lesson on hibernation.

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Making our mark in the snow

We are always looking for new and interesting ways to explore snow in our classroom. This one really hits the mark!

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Six ways to discover and explore the holiday season with pinecones and pine needles
There are so many wonderful ways to celebrate the holidays with pinecones and pine needles. Today we are sharing six of our favorite classroom...
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Going on a looking walk
After reading “The Looking Book,” I gave each child their own pair of lookers to wear so we could head outdoors and take our own...
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Creating with natural materials: Fun Friday features
Last week, our Discover and Explore crew asked our fellow bloggers to link up their favorite posts about creating with natural materials.  Today I...
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Learning with leaves

After gathering a set of leaves, the children explored the leaves by sorting them on our table chart and making leaf confetti!

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Discovery and explore creating with natural materials

We are sharing our collection of 11 wonderful ways to create with natural materials for our Discover and Explore linky.

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Exploring the colorful flowers of fall
Since our leaves haven’t changed color yet we introduced fall colors by exploring the flowers of fall and soon we will explore fall...
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Will the animals eat our apples?

We went outdoors to find the answer to our question “Will animals eat apples?” for our science and discovery in preschool.

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