Category Archives: Chickadee Circle

Making Pine Needle Baskets

  Over the past few weeks, the Chickadees have been working hard! I wanted to give them the opportunity to take on a project that would take some time, focus and hand-eye coordination! If they were up to the challenge, … Continue reading

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One Tired, Hard-working Kiddo

So, last week, the entire 3rd Grade (all of the Chickadees) had an overnight trip to an awesome environmental center in the Foothills and returned about 20 mins before program was supposed to start.   As you might imagine the kids … Continue reading

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Pounding Yucca in the Rain

  A few weeks ago we had one last dash of really cold, wet weather to end the month of March.  Thanks to the parents, because the kids all came dressed for the weather and we had a blast! We ended … Continue reading

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Chickadee March (Reverse) Wrap Up!

Howdy! Spring time is here and it grows harder and harder to find time for the computer! So here is a little March catch up with Chickadee Clan! The coolest nature discovery over the last few weeks happened right after … Continue reading

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Chickadees in the Trees

  Last week was great.  Some of the kids from another after school program, SAP, were in the park that day so we teamed up after snack for some big running games! It is a blast to play those with … Continue reading

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Nutty Squirrels

  Fun times in the Chickadee World! This week, we learned one of my favorite games – Nutty Squirrels!   It is a gem where we break into teams of two. Among the team, they decide who wants to be a … Continue reading

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Where’d the snow go?

It is crazy what a difference a week makes out here in Colorado.  Last week we were playing in snow up to my knees in certain spots and I was numb on my bike ride home.  Then a week later, … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Chickadees!

  It seems like a long time, since the Chickadees took a break at the end of last fall! We are back and everyone is excited to be there. We even have a few new kids and an Intern, Rivi!  … Continue reading

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Week 8 – Fall Wrap Up

It was so cold on the last Fall Day of Chickadee Circle that my fingers have just thawed now enough for me to type this! But we had a lot of fun anyway! Being the last day, Sparrow, Chickadee and … Continue reading

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WEEK 7: Listen to the language of the birds

Kyle (from Sparrow Circle) and I were pretty fired up about Bird Language after helping faciltate an adult workshop on the subject the week at the Thorne Nature Experience so we decided to join forces for part of the day.  … Continue reading

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