The caterpillars moved in with us at the beginning of July! Together with the children, the stage of development is observed and documented with the help of the “butterfly clock”. The caterpillars, which are completely different in shape from the moths, also feed quite differently. Usually the eggshell is eaten first after hatching. Subsequently, the caterpillars of most butterfly species eat leaves, needles, flowers, seeds, or fruits of various plants, with many species being specialized and dependent on specific plants…….
The potato project in the farm kindergarten
Potato cycle – our contribution to the Eco Kids Project 2022 This year we are again participating in an ecokids project. This time we have chosen the theme “the potato cycle”. The children kept finding small potatoes, which were left in the beds from last year.
For a world worth living in: This is why we teach children about sustainable living
- 28. September 2021
When we are out and about, it happens again and again: one of the children finds an empty can, the remains of a plastic bag or broken glass in the grass, on the forest floor or on the side of the path. “But that’s dangerous for the animals!” says Leon indignantly. He and the others can’t understand why people just throw their trash into the environment instead of taking it back home. “Or in the bins, there’s plenty there,” Ayla…
On a voyage of discovery: Experience adventures in nature
- 19. July 2021
Nature, an adventure not only for our children Smallest creatures, greatest fascination! Marie crouches down and stares, transfixed, at a blade of grass in the meadow on which sits a tiny yellow snail. No, Marie notes, the snail is not sitting, but creeping very gradually up the stalk, leaving a shiny trail that sparkles in all the colors of the rainbow. Marie is completely fascinated.
Buzz, buzz, buzz, little bee buzzing around!
- 8. June 2020
Since recently there is also a beehive at our farm day care center, so we immediately expanded the topic “bees” in the morning circle.