Forest Friends Classroom at Home-Monday 6/22

Hello Forest Friends, happy last week of school! Teacher Madeleine here! Here is a video of me reflecting on the school year coming to a close, and some of my favorite memories from Forest Friends. Hopefully, watching this video can help your kid remember our year together, and hopefully jog some memories they want to share with [...]

By |2020-06-23T17:05:30+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Forest Friends Classroom|0 Comments

Forest Friends Classroom at Home-Wednesday 6/17

Hello Forest Friends Families, Can you believe that there are only 7 days left of school? Just like everything else this year the ending of school is very different from years past. For Forest Friends we are going to be making an end of the year video sharing memories from this school year.  Please send video/audio/images/words of your children's Forest [...]

By |2020-06-17T16:00:47+00:00June 17th, 2020|Forest Friends Classroom|0 Comments

Forest Friends Classroom at Home-Wednesday 6/10

Hey Forest Friends Families, Today I am going to share this Black Lives Matter instructional library with you. Within this resource, you'll find links to read-alouds of children's books on the subjects of Activism and Advocacy, Self-Love and Empowerment, Black History, and some books in Spanish. I would also like to encourage you to take a [...]

By |2020-06-11T16:05:07+00:00June 11th, 2020|Forest Friends Classroom|0 Comments

Forest Friends Classroom at Home-Tuesday 6/3

Hello Forest Friends Families, I hope you are all taking good care this week. As these very saddening and confusing times continue, I would like to offer guidance as to how to help children calm down from difficult emotions, such as anger and sadness, through Somatic Experiencing. Somatic relates to the body, especially as distinct [...]

By |2020-06-04T16:00:10+00:00June 4th, 2020|Forest Friends Classroom|0 Comments

Forest Friends Classroom at Home-Tuesday 6/2

Hello Forest Friends Families,   I hope that everyone is staying safe and taking care of themselves. If you have the capacity, and are looking for ways to engage with the police violence against our black community right now with your children, there are some incredible resources circulating for facilitating these important conversations. I am [...]

By |2020-06-02T15:37:32+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Forest Friends Classroom|0 Comments

Forest Friends Classroom at Home- Wednesday 5/27

Hello Forest Friends' Families, Something that helps me relax and get my thoughts together is going for a walk. I will sometimes collect things along the way to make art using natural objects. Join me as I gather and create art with objects found outdoors. The great thing about using nature to make art is there are no additional materials needed [...]

By |2020-05-28T14:28:00+00:00May 28th, 2020|Forest Friends Classroom|0 Comments