Teton Valley Campus Preschool – The Magpies
At Morning Meeting we investigated our new gloves that had arrived in the mail. We took some time to feel the materials the gloves were made of. “They’re animal skin gloves!” Buzby shared. “So we don’t burn our hands!” said Jaymes. “So we don’t burn our other gloves!” added Lucy. “It made the animal die,” Wren shared as she reflected on where the animal skin came from. “I’m going hunting and the skin might go off and we’re gonna cook it and I’m gonna eat it,” Frankie shared about an upcoming Elk hunting trip she is going on. We wondered where the animal skin on our gloves came from. “They’re made of animal skin, from animals!” said Corbin. “Maybe somebody shouted it and cut the skin off!” Buzby added.
After morning meeting some friends joined the Fire Committee to reflect more on where our animal skin gloves came from. “I think a llama!” Hayden thought aloud as she drew the skin of the llama her gloves had come from and what she thought was underneath the llama’s skin as well. Jaymes and Lucy were thinking about how the animal skin was turned into gloves. “They went into a machine!” Jaymes said.
Woods Day Documentation
The Magpies got to work around the fire, now clad in our new Animal Skin Gloves! Naomi and Claire were creating their very own little fires on sticks they were holding in the big fire. “Look at this, it lights up when you blow it!” Naomi discovered.
Claire wondered what might happen when she put snow on the edge of the fire pit. “It’ll go all mushy!” she hypothesized. Annie conducted an experiment by putting an orange in the fire. She observed the orange as it sat in the heat and flames. “It’s burning on the bottom!” she shared.