October 27, 2017

They might not look like much from the outside of the pod, but these scarlet runner beans are incredibly beautiful.  This week, our farmer taught us how to recognize when the pods are ready to be harvested.  And when they are ripe, the beans are pink and dark blue!  Wh...

October 14, 2017

As part of our Exploring Arts Program, and as part of our religions of the world unit in World Cultures, Phaedra Siebert helped our kids compare early Roman and Christian objects, finding iconographic similarities.  She facilitated a discussion about some of the reason...

October 13, 2017

As part of City Kids' Nature Program, our kids went seining in the Chesapeake! They examined animals they found in an oyster reef, learned about oysters, and even built a filter designed to clean dirty water just like oysters.  And they got to wear waders, which they L...

October 13, 2017

For one of our Nature Days, our kids had an awesome time pond dipping!  They pulled up all sorts of plant and animal life to study.  Of course, everything went back in the water!

October 13, 2017

As part of our Exploring Arts program, and to follow up from our visit to the Islamic Center, Phaedra Siebert, our Exploring Arts director, engaged the kids in a discussion and activity about Islamic architecture and design, using images from the Islamic Center as exam...

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