Carrot Seed Preschool
Welcome to the web site of the Carrot Seed Preschool, where children can wonder, discover, imagine, construct, and learn through play. We have been operating in the Cordova Bay Neighbourhood of Victoria, B.C. since 1988. Our programs are child directed and teacher supported. View information about our current programs, including days, times, and fees, here on the Programs and Fees Page. We encourage children to make decisions independently, with our guidance and support. Learn more about our philosophy and vision, and check out links to research and other organizations here on the Philosophy and Vision Page. You can get in touch with us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org by phone at (250) 658-2331, or visit our Contact Us Page.
Exploring (and Exploding!) Volcanoes
This week we put out coloured vinegar and baking soda and watched as our children became amateur chemists! When I play with volcanoes, I’m developing fine motor skills… …social awareness… …and scientific curiosity. “Mine’s a rainbow.” “Mine is ice cream blue.” “Can I have some baking soda?” “Sure!” “Let’s make the colours explode.” “The red is exploding!” “Hey, if