As the Sparks dove into their study of environmental science, learners leaned into their curiosities around nature in our outdoor courtyard by planting the Spark herb garden! During work time, the Spark learners prepared for gardening by reading books and watching videos about plant needs and their life cycles. On […]
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As we headed toward the end of the session, the Spark learners continued to explore their spaces and make them their own; from making flash floods at Spark Play to creating their own window-washing company during our work time. To end the week, the studio had an opportunity to create a Friday craft of handprint […]
In the Spark studio this week, learners started getting curious about plants and gardening. The Sparks took part in their first science experiment of the year- using seeds and wet paper towels to begin a conversation around prepping and planting an herb garden in the Spark courtyard (coming soon for Spark learners to tend!!!) […]
This week in Spark, the learners said goodbye to summer and welcomed the fall equinox by celebrating nature. New works were introduced, and the studio was decorated to represent the current season. As the weather cooled down slightly, more Sparks decided to enjoy the outdoor courtyard space; engaging in bird watching, habitat building, and water […]
This week in Spark was filled with curiosity, growth, and wonder. Sparks started each day eagerly gathering together to listen to Mr. Tom’s Spark Play broadcast, getting curious about our loose-parts play materials, and learning how to support one another in our clean-up. They welcomed their first rainy day with rain gear in tow, crafting […]
Spark learners kicked off their first week with songs, games and stories. Connections to new friends and old grew as learners were welcomed into their spaces. Days began with joining together in the morning circle, followed by Spark Play. The Sparks explored their outdoor environment, focusing on one Spark Play area each day. Learners created […]