Lab School


  • Fire Safety Demonstration Day

    November 5, 2019

    The children at the Lab School had a visit from some special guests today. Firefighters Dam and Leo from Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Fire Company shared an informative demonstration about fire safety. The program was coordinated by the UD Health & …

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  • Educator Katie Pollock takes her class outside to experience the textures and smells of plants growing at one of the edible forest garden sites.

    Edible Forest Garden

    June 24, 2019

    UD students learn and help staff teach children where food comes from On an overcast Saturday morning, staff and volunteers gathered at the Early Learning Center and Laboratory Preschool, both located on the University of Delaware’s Children’s Campus. …

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  • A child works on a birdhouse as part of a program in which College of Education and Human Development students and faculty collaborate with College of Engineering students and faculty to help children learn about birds.

    Teaching with Bird Houses

    May 14, 2019

    Early childhood education and engineering majors collaborate to build bird nesting boxes On a chilly morning recently at the University of Delaware’s Children’s Campus, a few dozen children — guided by undergraduates — took hold of screwdrivers to buil …

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  • Toys that have been designed by Engineering students get a trial run with the children at the College School who play and give opinions on the best toys under the direction of Jennifer Gallo-Fox

    Engineering for Fun

    September 20, 2018

    Students design and build toys, pitch to Melissa and Doug representatives Engineering students at the University of Delaware recently pitched their own inventions to representatives from a major toy company. A trio of professionals from Melissa and Dou …

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  • AstraZeneca’s Ruud Dobber (left) extracts DNA from strawberries with a family at the Delaware Biotechnology Institute’s Family STEAM Night.

    Delaware Biotechnology Institute Family Night Promotes Science Education

    June 29, 2018

    UD’s College School and Lab School join drugmaker AstraZeneca at the event The Delaware Biotechnology Institute (DBI), in partnership with AstraZeneca and the University of Delaware’s College School and Lab School, hosted a Family STEAM (science, techn …

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  • UD Lab School centers on outdoor learning

    May 30, 2018

    Children in the Nature Preschool class spend most of each morning in the woods, wetlands, a meadow and stream adjacent to the UD Lab School building. The curriculum, developed by Master Teacher Katie Pollock and her staff, will address all of the liter …

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  • The Lab School's Body Mechanics camp (ages 4-7) are going into Jenny Buckley's engineering lab and learning about the skeleton, working with xrays, 'fixing' broken bones, etc., the students will design prosthetics for a stuffed dog. ID's: UD students Grey top, hair in bun – Makenzie Mullen ECE major Grey top long brown hair – Jordyn Schrader – bio engineering White/pink peasant blouse – Danielle Gerstman – mech engineering alum Blue UD heart shirt – Erin Rezich – mech engineering LPS camp Kids Boys Blue Tshirt (fixed dog’s leg) Sean White shirt orange shorts – Alex Green plaid shirt – Aaryan Girls White shirt – Mehr Pink shirt Ella Blue patterned shirt Emerson Blue shirt purple shorts – Izzie (Who may have limited permission, so we have to show to LPS.)

    Intriguing Preschoolers with STEM

    June 16, 2017

    Body Mechanics camp teaches youngsters that engineering is fun Teaching a gaggle of 4- through 6-year-olds how to analyze the X-rays of a patient with scoliosis may seem like a herculean task. But at the University of Delaware’s Body Mechanics camp, sp …

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  • Students at The Perry Initiative

    Young campers visit The Perry Initiative

    June 8, 2017

    Young campers attending the University of Delaware Laboratory Preschool’s Body Mechanics camp visited The Perry Initiative on Monday and Wednesday and worked closely with co-founder, Dr. Jenni Buckley. The campers learned about bone anatomy, breaks, an …

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