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More Distance Learning Videos

As most of our usual groups still aren’t able to come to the farm due to Covid, we continue to make distance learning videos to bring the farm to their classrooms. Previously, these videos were exclusively made with our Head

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Storytime: “999 Tadpoles”

This month for our Third Thursdays at ThorpeWood, we read 999 Tadpoles by Ken Kimura. We read this book as a StoryPath. For those who are not familiar with this format, a StoryPath means that the pages of a book are

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EAL with FCPS

This Wednesday, the lovely folks of the English Language department at Gov. Thomas Johnson High School came out to ThorpeWood for a retreat. This group of twelve began their day by having breakfast in the pavilion and playing some ice

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Kids’ Day at the Farm

This Monday, we had an egg hunt at the farm! Now, this wasn’t your average candy-fueled Easter egg hunt, but rather a farm-centered one. We started the event with our fantastic story Ready for an Egg Hunt, which recounts in

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Book Donation!

We farm folk are always working on new projects to enliven every corner of the farm. Right now, one of those projects is creating a book nook for our preschoolers (and ourselves) to enjoy! We were so delighted to receive

Posted in Head Start, Stoney Lick Farm

StoryTime: “I’m Done!”

  This month’s story time featured a book called I’m Done! by Gretchen Brandenburg McLellan. In this book, a little beaver attempts to make his first dam, but he isn’t working too hard to make it just right. After much advice

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Latest Virtual Learning Videos

With our Head Start friends still unable to come up to the farm, we continue to make virtual learning videos for them! Take some time to watch these and share them with your youngest friends! Rainy Day The whole farm

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New Virtual Learning Videos

As our preschoolers are still not able to come visit the farm at this time, we are making more distance learning videos to share with them. The children in both the physical and virtual classrooms have been enjoying their small

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Third Thursdays at ThorpeWood

We are so delighted to announce the return of Third Thursdays at ThorpeWood, a nature-themed storytime event. In years past, this event was held in our ‘tree room’ in front of our beautiful tree mural. Stories were read by different

Posted in Activities for You, Stoney Lick Farm, Third Thursday Storytime

Visits from Camp Journey

We were so thrilled this month to have our friends from Camp Journey out to our farm. Over the course of the month, four crews of their kids took a little field trip to enjoy our property. Two groups came

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