Digging a big hole in the sand pit turned into a 4 day exploration of forming a river using collaboration and problem solving.
Slide Painting – Experimenting with Paint and Loose Parts
An exploration with the slide, paint, and loose parts led to questioning, discovery, and more wondering.
The Process of Batiking
Introducing the process of batiking with The Farmhouse children (ages 3-5). This process art experience has three steps.
Learning with Our Guinea Pigs
Animals help children build emotional and social intelligence. They are great reading partners and inspiration for a STEM project too!
If You Plant It, They Will Come
By planting specific herbs, we attracted the Black Swallowtail Butterfly Caterpillars to our Outdoor Classroom. So much to observe and wonder!
Bee Day! Because Bees Are Important
Bee Day was the perfect way for children to get a close up look at the bees, to ask questions, and to wonder.
Wondering About Life Cycles
We found this caterpillar. We wondered what it would turn into. Then it disappeared for a bit.
On Science night, The Collective students presented their unique projects to our school community.
Worms are Important
Worms are squishy, slimy, and SO important for our gardens!
All of God’s Creatures
All of God’s creatures are important and valuable, even Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches!
The Day We Learned About Scat
A day that turned from a simple wondering to a focus on the SCAT of different animals. This example illustrates why we write our own curriculum.
When Life Gives You Lemons, You Write Curriculum
How the children guide our curriculum at Marvelously Made and how it makes learning more meaningful.
Don’t Throw Away Your Pumpkins!
What happens to pumpkins after they are picked? Don’t throw away your pumpkins, watch what happens next.
The Surprise Gourd Patch
The surprise gourd patch sprouted over the Summer from seeds that had been buried last Fall. It brought an amazing opportunity for wondering and questioning.
A Monarch Waystation at Marvelously Made
Check out how and why we became a Monarch Waystation.
WOW! How did that happen?!
Soap Experiments! We “do science” everyday here at Marvelously Made, in fact, science seems to be imbedded in most of …