Category Archives: Keen to be Green

Nature is Art

At the GAP, we love heading out to the park to explore and find natural objects to incorporate into our play and our environment.  Recently, we decided to decorate our playground with colourful pine cones hanging everywhere, and we had a marvelous time doing that!  The pine cones, dangling from tempting heights, have become a challenge to see how high we can reach in order to tap them gently to make them swing.  Of course, you have to make the right hilarious noises when you finally tap one: “BING!” (Giggle, giggle, giggle…)

 

Happy Hopping at GAP today!

The children and teachers were delighted to host guest speaker Anke Maria – a local German biologist from ACT Frogwatch – today.  We got to meet and hear from many of her froggy friends, and learn about their habits and environmental needs.   There were lots of hands-on activities, games, puzzles and puppets to have fun with; and plenty of opportunities for the children to ask all their inquisitive questions.