The art and science of imagination

Wonder Garden—First Hike!

Our littlest ones went on their first hike this week!

6th, 7th & 8th Grades: Light Catcher Window Hangings

6th, 7th & 8th Grades: Light Catcher Window Hangings The 6th, 7th and 8th graders are studying world geography in their main lesson block, and so Mrs. Ecklund explored that theme with the recent class art project. The students each created a light catcher window hanging with the g

RECAP:Music Recitals, 4th-8th Grades

RECAP:Music Recitals, 4th-8th Grades The students showed great delight in performing for their audience last Thursday night. All of the students performed with great presence, and the audience enjoyed the beautiful sounds!                

6th, 7th & 8th Grades: World Geography

6th, 7th & 8th Grades: World Geography The 6th, 7th and 8th graders are studying world geography through the lens of formation and processes of water, land, heat and air. We have explored how rivers, wind and rain have carved the landscape (canyon painting) and how forces of heat

1st, 2nd & 3rd Grades: Maple Tree Tapping, Sap Boiling & Syrup Making!

1st, 2nd & 3rd Grades: Maple Tree Tapping, Sap Boiling & Syrup Making! Grades 1, 2 and 3 has a wonderful time last Friday learning about the tapping of maple trees and the process of making maple syrup at the Spring Valley Nature Center in Schaumburg. They were able to watch t

1st & 2nd Grade Play: “Mother Earth and Father Sun”

1st & 2nd Grade Play: “Mother Earth and Father Sun” The first and second grade play “Mother Earth and Father Sun” was well-received last Friday. The students did their very best dramatic presentation of this story of the seasons, complete with fairies, grea

Monkeying Around in Early Childhood

Monkeying Around in Early Childhood Children enjoy the challenge of working their way across the monkey bars that Mr. Haller built for our play yard. This is a wonderful hand-eye coordination and strengthening activity for children.

Hike day in Early childhood!

Hike day in Early Childhood! Running and rolling down hills and tossing our wishing sticks into the fire. We each toss a small stick into the fire and make a wish or send off a prayer.

3rd Grade: Mats & Hats

3rd Grade: Mats & Hats Our third graders are on their way with their crocheted hats in Handwork class with Mrs. Griffith! They first completed little round mats as practice for stitches and movements they will need for the larger upcoming projects.

VIDEO: Early Childhood: Enjoying Winter Recess

Early Childhood: Enjoying Winter Recess Joy abounds in this video clip from late January. Climbing, sliding, chipping away at the ice with shovel and hammer, running, hiding, and simply having a good time! A little snippet from early childhood winter playtime outside at Da Vinci Waldo