Friends School of Minnesota Blog

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Collecting Seeds With Kindergarten

Kindergarten students, their teacher Marshall, and I walked through Friends School of Minnesota’s prairie garden to collect seeds. We found and sorted seeds of many shapes, sizes, and colors. Students discovered many ways that seeds can travel as well.

First Day of Kindergarten: 3:15 p.m.

The first day of kindergarten is drawing to a close. Spirits are peaceful and maybe a little weary. One girl asked me when her mom and dad would be coming (just one more half hour). I hope they have some good stories to share with their families tonight. I imagine it will be an early bedtime tonight.

A Fine Spring Day at a Nature Center

The kindergarten class spent part of this glorious May day at Harriet Alexander Nature Center in Roseville. Marshall and his class explored the woods and nature center together, learning about trees, bees, and what makes a habitat.