What is Parks Week? Well its an annual celebration of the important role that parks play in contributing to the health of our…
Social media feeds are really delivering the goods on the nature play front. There's three things in particular I can't get out of my head: hummingbirds, pyramids and some super fresh…Continue
Added by Claire Lock on March 29, 2014 at 2:39am — No Comments
Whether the weather be fine
Or whether the weather be not.
Whether the weather be cold
Or whether the weather be hot.
We’ll weather the weather whatever the weather,
Whether we like it or not.…Continue
Added by Claire Lock on March 24, 2014 at 7:16pm — No Comments
A new rainforest puzzle was recently introduced to the Explorer classroom. One of the best parts of working in an educational environment is that something as simple as a new puzzle can inspire lots of learning and collaboration.
The long colorful puzzle features many exotic birds and animals that live in the rainforest. As soon as the puzzle was completed, Ethan, one of the…Continue
Added by Ann Courcy on March 24, 2014 at 5:06pm — No Comments
Slow Nature is catching on fast.
“Slow” Movements are really popular right now: Slow Food, Slow Fashion, Slow Parenting, and many more.
Now, there’s Slow Nature. (It’s about time, right?)
Added by Denise Dahn on March 20, 2014 at 12:54pm — No Comments
Because we live on a farm, our children have very few unanswered questions when it comes to life and death. Our first goat kidding season was one of the most awe-inspiring experiences we've had on our little farm. It was that excitement and wonder that inspired me to create a toy that would answer some questions and bring that joy to all children.
The plush momma…Continue
Added by Steph Allosso on March 18, 2014 at 8:28am — No Comments
Cedarsong Forest Kindergarten newsletter – Feb. 2014 ©Erin Kenny 2014
February weather ranged from freezing cold temperatures, with ice, snow, frost, and heavy winds to sunshine and barefoot days. Signs of spring are now everywhere throughout the forest: buds on twigs, alder catkins dropping from the branches, pollen visibly drifting through the air, leaves emerging on the elderberry bushes and nettles popping up here and there. Flying insects have emerged from…Continue
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An early connection with nature is essential to healthy development. At JMT Adventures, we don't just want to connect kids with the outdoors--we aim to foster a love for nature that will last a lifetime.
We provide an immersive nature experience unlike any other, leading teens on a 22-day, 210-mile thru hike of the John Muir Trail (JMT). Campers will sleep under the Sierra stars and wake up to the morning…Continue
Added by Daniel Fogel on March 5, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Childhood is a very special and magical time. Childhood is sacred.
Childhood is when we learn about the world and ourselves, and provides a foundation of who we’ll be in the future. That is why it is so important to have experiences in nature, exploring the “Wonder” of it all.
So many have forgotten and have…Continue
Added by Marghanita Hughes on March 3, 2014 at 4:37pm — No Comments