Gardeners and Chefs

Gardeners and Chefs

  Several weeks ago we planted micro greens.  Daily, the children cared for the plants.  They watered them, talked to them, watched them grow, and wondered about next steps in plant growth.  On Friday, the children got to harvest the plants and eat them sprinkled on top of freshly baked bread, a slice of hard … Continue reading

Cleaning Aquariums

Cleaning Aquariums

Our light table is a favorite exploration area in our room.  Stories are told almost every hour during the day there.  In the above photo you can see a variety of items being used to create a Panda House.  The children are encouraged to utilize a variety of items as tools for learning.  They are … Continue reading

A Fan and a Magnet

A Fan and a Magnet

  One of our students generously lent us a fan and a magnet to experiment with recycled goods.  This is an extension of our trip recently to the Montgomery Recycling Center.  At the center the children learned about many different modes of recycling.  Two of the ways that the center recycles are by using magnets … Continue reading

Freedom of Choice

Freedom of Choice

On this particular day this student decided to use clay as a medium of expression.  Excellent for working hand muscles.  She cut off a chunk from a large piece of clay and worked it until it became pliable.  Then she carefully chose wooden clay instruments to continue her story.  Stories are told daily in the … Continue reading