A Dandy Lion

Dandelion adapted from a poem by Nicolette Lennert Dandelion fluff Floats on a breeze Tickles my nose And makes me sneeze Some see a wish Some see a weed Some see food Bees love and need Dandelions provided much inspiration in the spring. Their bright, cheery color and ubiquitous nature made dandelions a perfect subject […]


“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.” Rachel Carson, The Sense of Wonder It’s a little past one in the afternoon. I call […]

Natural Explorers: Reflections

Our first few weeks have been about learning to be together! We have done many activities and explorations designed to foster the building of this learning community. GREEN! Summer leaves are green; grass is green; moss is green. So many shades of green. Weexplored green with paint, bee’s wax crayons, and collage materials. FOXES! “Silent […]