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The Chirp

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September PD Day

Our first PD day camp was a big success and so much fun. We had a great group of kids that were all so happy to be spending the day outside with us at Nature School. It was a bit cool this morning as everyone arrived but we had a

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Getting Settled

It was a crisp morning when our Chickadees first arrived this morning. Luckily, the sun was shining and the air began to warm up quite quickly. We had lots to discuss and share around the campfire this morning. Everyone is starting to become more familiar and comfortable with our routine

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Soggy Tuesday

It was a very damp morning this morning but it certainly could not stop our little Chickadees from having fun. Despite the rain, we managed to get a nice, warm fire started and everyone joined in as we recited our good morning poem. We had a few other poems, all

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Chirp from Monday September 24th

Worms were the theme of the day today!! The morning began with circle time around the campfire. The fire’s warmth was very welcomed on this chilly morning! The children all shared some observations about things they have noticed in nature lately. The changes are plentiful as the seasons begin to

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Monday, September 17

A hardy welcome to all of our little birds that are returning to the nest and to our new little birds! It was so wonderful to see everyone’s smiling faces today at Nature School. Together, we made our first fire of the new school year. We opened our circle with

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More on Chickadees!

What a great day today with all of our Chickadees! It was a very busy morning as we took time to get to know each other, sing some songs around the campfire and share some stories! We did a nature scavenger hunt. Once I was able to get everyone interested,

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Chickadee Program Begins!

Tuesday, September 18th I had such a fun first morning with our chickadees this morning. It was so wonderful to watch new friendships begin to develop. We began the morning with a campfire (with no marshmallows, much to the disappointment of the children : > )) , a welcome poem

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Happy Fall!

Hello!  Things are wonderful here since Nature School as begun for the season!  The sun is shining, there is plenty to be grateful for in the garden and there are happy children exploring the property! We have a two new teachers this year – Tara and Jacquie!  We are so

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Where did the time go?

Hello! Winter was long, but it seem to fly by! Here I am chirping and Spring Semester has already begun! The first day of nature school in January was cancelled due to the arrival of the newest little bird – Scarlet Amoi Bird Dalton was born around lunch time during

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