Winter Solstice

Tags: Winter, Solstice, Season Time : 30-40 mins Author: Lynda Boudreault Outline Greeting and ReviewBegin class in the usual way.While outside, ask students to make observations about they see in nature (what animals they see, temperature, trees, leaves).Main...

Stone Soup and Gratitude

Greeting and ReviewMeet in your regular spot.Ask the students if they know what Gratitude is. Ask if why it is important to share? Remind them of the veggies that they brought and how we may not fill ourselves on one vegetable, but when we each contribute, we make a...

Leaf Investigation Prek-1st Grade

Tags: Class Ideas, Fall, Leaves, Outdoor, Indoor, Pre-k, Kinder, 1st Grade, Anytime, Time : 45 mins  Author: Vicki DeBusk Greeting and ReviewMeet in your regular spot. Ask “What do you notice about all trees and plants? What do you know about leaves? Today we...

Plant a Seed

Tags: seeds, Fall, Spring, any grade, planting, outside, inside Time : 45 mins Author: Vicki DeBusk Outline Greeting and ReviewGather students in their usual starting place. Ask, “Who can tell me how a plant starts?” “What do seeds need to grow?” (soil, water,...

Dia de los Muertos

Tags: Class Ideas, Fall, October, Dia de los Muertos, Outdoor, All-Grades, Halloween, marigolds, paper flowers Time : 50 mins  Author: Vicki DeBusk  Outline Greeting and Review Meet in your normal spot. Ask students – “Has anyone heard of Dia del los...