The summit of Mount Monadnock was our goal on a sunny summer day. Friday night we camped at Monadnock State Park at the foot of this popular mountain. Monadnock is said to be the world's third most climbed mountain, behind Japan's Mount Fuji and China's Mount…Continue
I was writing notes for my speech for the Nature Education Conference in New Zealand and it sparked a visual idea that I had to draw. It seeded the theme of what will ultimately become the main thread of my talk.
We are of the Earth.…
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There's a grassroots movement trending in communities across the country. It started with a handful of tech-savvy pioneers and a few innovative educators. Slowly, it moved in to the mainstream, catching the attention of parents and kids searching for a better way. Forward-thinking businesses and avant-garde entrepreneurs saw the immense, untapped potential and jumped on board. Now, it's cropping up everywhere.
No, people aren't protesting on the city green or picketing the…Continue
Forest Kindergarten newsletter – Sept. 2013 ©Erin Kenny 2013
September was mostly dry and warm, with some drippy rain and foggy days. We had many barefoot kids right through the third week of September. In my experience, going barefoot is one of the most common experiences young children gravitate towards and these Forest Kindergarten children are all so thankful that they can go without shoes in the Cedarsong forest!
As the month progressed, the wet chilly weather…Continue
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Click Here! <-- Link to the Magnus Mud Run page on mytownpatriot.com. The Magnus Mud Run is put together by The Galloway Patriot, Galloway Township's hometown paper.
Please check out some awesome pictures from our June event in the album on my c&nN…Continue
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After a summer in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest, my children and I returned to Houston, their father, and our little house in the middle of a tangle of freeways.…Continue
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Tree posters made with leaves and twigs by school kidsNature collage
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You are never too young to plant it forward.
The grackles are cawing from their perch on the telephone wire. Below, Simon, Cam and I are shuffling through the dirt looking for rocks. We pick up a brown clod and hit it with a stone. If it…Continue
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C&NN Associate Brother Yusuf Abdul-Wasi contributes the following:
Paddling Tivoli North Bay
On an easy Sunday morning this fascinating tidal marsh in Dutchess County, offered our group of inner-city youth, teachers and family members an up-close exploration of spectacular plants, interesting wildlife, and scenic views of the Catskills. With the superb eco-guidance and…
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Are you homeschooling and looking for some fun additional courses for you and your child? Or are you looking for something to supplement your child’s regular school education that will help him or her to thrive within that setting? These holistic development courses might be just what you are looking for. Each course varies in its length but maintains a similar…Continue
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Today after Sunday brunch nine students joined graduate fellow Paul Lovaas, my wife Jennifer and I for a paddle on Black Oak Lake. We started our journey from the shores of the Lowenstine Estate, the up north home of Conserve School’s founder Jim Lowenstine. As a group we maneuvered the 29…Continue
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Taken from my bog - Mywishingrock.blogspot.com
CAPTURE the MOMENT – FOREVER!
After a wonderful but windy afternoon walk around the woodland near school, my children began to talk about the afternoon’s experiences.
Dianne said how much she enjoyed the walk in the long grass around the trees. “Everything was beautiful, Mr. Paull…………….everything smelled dead good. Did you hear the wind, though? It was making a…Continue
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Our Children are the Caretakers of Tomorrow: In this book we celebrate nature and art, opening the hearts and minds of children - inspiring them to explore the wonders of the natural world and thier own unique creative…Continue
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“THE BUG WHISPERER COMETH!”
THE GREATEST INSECT EXHIBIT THERE EVER WAS @ TROPIC LIFE PET’S PET-A-PALOOZA!
Milwaukee, Wisconsin – September 8th, 2013 – Tropic Life Pets is presenting Tales From the Bug Whisperer (EXTREME EDITION). Award winning film producer, educator and entertainer Antonio Gustin (aka “The Bug Whisperer ™”) of Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo is teaming up with Natural Art Promotions. The greatest…Continue
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If you answer YES to all of these questions you may wish to join this amazing journey in helping to grow "The Garden of Love"
1. Do you wish to help keep the enchantment of childhood alive?
2. Do you believe that picture books and telling stories are important in a child’s life?
3. Do you care about the future of our Natural World?
4. Do you believe in nurturing compassion, love, truth, respect and peace in our…Continue