June 2014 Blog Posts (11)

"Pumpkins and Petunias: Things for Children to Do in Gardens"

Our book recently published book offers environmental education activities in gardens for children ages 2-8 years. You can check some of the content at

www.pumpkinsandpetuniasbook.com/book/

and Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, and GoogleBooks. Here is a press release:…

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Added by irene winston on June 30, 2014 at 8:11pm — 1 Comment

Sleeping in the Back Yard on a school night

Sleeping in the back yard on a school night. 

Friends hinted at my questionable mindset and even I pondered on the validity of doing it on a school night, but it had to be when the weather was fine. Myself and my two daughters were to spend a night camping in our garden. For…

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Added by Lisa Lillywhite on June 27, 2014 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Rethinking the reli-bash agenda

Alright, confession time: for the past three years my parents have lived next to an expansive recreation park aaaand... I only stepped foot in there a few months ago. 
 
hang. head. shame. 
The too-hard basket is overflowing with potential reasons slash excuses: a[nother] sick pregnancy, an unwell…
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Added by Claire Lock on June 21, 2014 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Using Haiku to Cultivate a Love of Nature and Enhance Environmental Education

I learned about your wonderful organization through a Facebook friend, and I thought you might like to know about my efforts to help children become more attuned to and appreciative of their natural surroundings. Please permit to elaborate:…

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Added by Amy on June 20, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Jennifer Young Learning Goals June 2014 Trip to Reggio Emilia, Italy

My journey into the practices of Reggio Emilia, Italy so far has really changed how I view learning.  I love the idea of adults…
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Added by Suzanne Gabli on June 18, 2014 at 5:40am — No Comments

Suzanne Gabli's learning goals for June 2014 trip to Reggio Emilia, Italy.

I am so excited to see a dream come true. This trip to Italy will give me a whole new depth of what it means to be Reggio Inspired. This has been a 10 year journey for me; reading books, articles, workshops, meeting some of the most amazing Reggio inspired Authors, Artists,…

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Added by Suzanne Gabli on June 18, 2014 at 5:37am — No Comments

Building Blocks Preschool-Highland, MI -Educators will go to Reggio Emilia, Italy

This Friday, June 20, 2014, two of Building Blocks Preschools,…

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Added by Suzanne Gabli on June 17, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Dakota Goes to Yellowstone, WY

THE SIGN

June 15, 2014

There is so much to see and do in Yellowstone National Park that I quickly got over the offensive remark by the camp ranger that I was considered a "snack" for the bears in these areas.  He was making a joke, of course, but it was not to be taken too lightly.  There are Black…

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Added by Dakota Goes on June 15, 2014 at 5:31pm — No Comments

I Believe In The Love Of The Earth!

I believe in the love of the earth. I believe that creeks, streams, brooks, and rivers love to flow without being disturbed. I have always believed this, ever since my father first introduced me to water ways as a child. {Age 7}…

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Added by Asante Ali on June 10, 2014 at 6:44pm — No Comments

The Power of Poop: using humor to inspire kids about climate change

I've been a cartoonist since the day I picked up my first crayon. I was a kindergartener at Unqua Elementary in Massapequa, NY. I drew a rabbit that looked more like a jellyfish and insisted it was Bugs Bunny. There was no turning back.
 
Approximately a million and one drawings later, when I was a junior at Georgetown University, I drew a red hippo, named him Simon and put him on a college t-shirt. I sold a lot of shirts. As he evolved, Simon developed a sunny,…
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Added by Denis Thomopoulos on June 6, 2014 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Mosquitoes!

It's summertime and hopefully kids are playing outdoors!  Dealing with mosquitoes can be challenging, but don't let it stop your summer fun!  Check out the latest Blog post from Earth and Rosie to learn more about mosquitoes and have some fun!

http://www.earthandrosie.com

Added by Rosie Emery on June 3, 2014 at 6:12am — No Comments

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