Over the last two weeks, our forest kindergarten group has focused on two "C" words: colour and camouflage. In week 1, we looked for flowers and plants to create a flower colour wheel.
So many colours and creatures to see on our walk!
At our base camp site, we've been building, exploring, and getting to know the woods and water. Our second week focused on camouflage - and some of us even wore camouflaged colours! We are a creative, imaginative group, so there was lots of pretending going on (dinosaurs, moose, and unicorns were in our forest today!), and plenty of building. Amazing what we can do with sticks! Make antlers, rake a smooth area for a home, build structures. We loved making pretend campfires, and there were dinosaurs and firetrucks who put out the fires when they got too big.
We kept a tally of different creatures that we saw on our walk. There were lots of butterflies, grasshoppers, and dragonflies out that day. We saw many cabbage white butterflies. They like to eat... guess what?? Plants similar to cabbage. We talked about what we would each be called if we were butterflies - based on what we most like to eat. There was a chocolate butterfly (me), a hotdog butterfly, an ice cream butterfly, and a pizza butterfly. What kind of butterfly would YOU be? :)
Hammers, Huge Swings, and the Freedom to Play