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Time to Play in the Snow!

Happy Snow!  Finally, we got something to cover up our icy playground.  (Although, admittedly, we wouldn’t mind a bit more).  Yes, the ice was fun to slide around on, but we were all craving the multitude of opportunities snow offers: … Continue reading

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More Winter Fun

This winter has been a blast.  Lake Champlain froze across for the second year in a row, we’ve gotten plenty of snow without any mid-winter thaws, and sometimes sunshine even boosts temperatures into the twenties! It’s usually not too hard … Continue reading

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Winter Play: Recommended for all ages

Happy Snow!  Finally, we got something to cover up our icy playground.  Yes, the ice was fun to slide around on, but we were all craving the multitude of opportunities snow offers:  forts, snow people, snow angels (or butterflies), sledding, … Continue reading

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Is it Spring yet?

I’ll admit it: I loved getting one more big snow storm before spring.  And it transformed into great packing snow, allowing us to build forts and snow creatures when temperatures rose above freezing.  What a lot of building material we … Continue reading

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Winter Exploration

Two weeks ago we had the rare chance to skate across Lake Champlain on black ice.  Sub-zero temperatures and a lack of precipitation were not so fun for those of us who love playing in the snow, but they were … Continue reading

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December Excitement: Cooking and Crafts

Snow is in the air, and people around here are excited for winter!  With less than an inch of snow on the ground, my students immediately got to work building snow forts, catching flakes in their tongues, and following animal … Continue reading

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Spring Equinox Photo Update

With the spring equinox came one last beautiful snow storm.  One last snow day.  One last chance to set up an after school snowball zone.  One last sled down the hill.  One last wintery walk in the woods.  We’re now … Continue reading

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