©Erin Kenny 2013
November was warm enough that we had several barefoot days in the forest. There was also a lot of wind, leading to daily accumulations of fir needles and small branches on the forest floor. We experienced many days of fog this month which led to opportunities to discuss what fog is. The children have noticed that the light in the forest is changing and the mornings are darker. This has been a great lead-in to talk about how the days are shorter now as…Continue
Posted by Erin Kenny on December 4, 2013 at 10:19am
This is one of my all time favorites. It has shapes, symbolism, friends and food.This year we had such good weather we made sure we got nature's full benefits too. So it's a great event all round in my book.
The Advent Spiral is an important part of the Steiner Waldorf…Continue
Posted by Lisa Lillywhite on November 28, 2013 at 8:51am
Caffeine and Cajones
The dawn breaks and the first pale light dulls a million stars. The Fiery-Cheeked Nightjar's "Good Lord deliver us" call fades to give way to the melodious song of a Cape Robin-Chat. These opening bars cue-in the avian orchestral fanfare, heralding the first tentative appearance of the sun from stage left. Sitting in my bedroll on the banks of the uThukela River I watch a…Continue
Posted by Paul Fleischack on November 12, 2013 at 6:24am
Maybe, but there's something else. The Natural Play Killers.
Let me tell you a true story..
Posted by Lisa Lillywhite on November 11, 2013 at 4:30am
Started by John R. Hopkins in What are you doing to re-connect children with nature? yesterday.