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OUTDOOR SPACES & CLASSROOMS When children and nature mix, something magical happens. I am fortunate to witness that magic every day in our outdoor classrooms. With Spring time just around the corn…

OUTDOOR SPACES & CLASSROOMS

When children and nature mix, something magical happens. I am fortunate to witness that magic every day in our outdoor classrooms.

With Spring time just around the corner, what better time to start thinking about creating an Outdoor Space or Classroom.…

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Added by Marghanita Hughes on February 3, 2014 at 3:08pm — No Comments

We Protect What We Love

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…

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Added by Marghanita Hughes on August 24, 2013 at 7:10am — No Comments

Let the Forest Echo with Laughter this Summer

My wish for Summer is that all children, everywhere get to experience a "childhood summer" ....to be alive in nature, to feel it, breath it, taste it, smell it, see it, dance with it..wonder at it and with it.....to celebrate it!

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Added by Marghanita Hughes on June 21, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Nature Workshops for Early Childhood Educators

SPRING April/May/June

How to Actively Engage Children with Nature through Art.

The first six years of a child’s life are really important in their development. Being in nature ia a really dynamic place in which to learn.

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Added by Marghanita Hughes on February 27, 2013 at 11:36am — No Comments

Take your Child Outside with Lucy and Flint

 TAKE YOUR CHILD OUTSIDE with Lucy and Flint. This is a way of getting parents and grandparents to participate in taking their child outdoors.
We provide a small rucksack containing Lucy the Bird Keeper Fairy and and Flint the Dragonfly…
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Added by Marghanita Hughes on February 6, 2013 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Let’s Talk…Let’s Give Children Back Their Childhood

Let’s give children back their childhood.

Children are spending less time outdoors than ever before. “Let’s Talk” is a new online talk show asking QUESTIONS, getting ANSWERS so that YOU can take ACTION!

We ALL have a part to play in this revolution. Watch the videos:…



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Added by Marghanita Hughes on October 30, 2010 at 8:54am — No Comments

Getting Kids Outside – Connecting With Nature

Nature play nurtures a child’s body, mind and spirit.

When children and nature mix, something magical happens….Watch the video.











What a joy it was to share time with these children in nature…………Thank you! This event helped raise funds for children suffering from Cancer. The funds will go towards the …

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Added by Marghanita Hughes on September 24, 2010 at 8:45am — 1 Comment

Children and Nature Give Joy to All

Building the Biggest Butterfly Girl Fairy House for Charity (part 2)



Getting kids outside and connecting with nature couldn’t be more FUN!



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Upon arrival the girls were spotting all the Butterfly Girls hanging in the trees.



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Once everyone had arrived I handed out some chalk and asked the children to draw their favorite animal, bird or…

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Added by Marghanita Hughes on September 8, 2010 at 10:06pm — No Comments

Kids Need Nature-Build a Fairy House

This post and the following 2 posts are dedicated to my beautiful friend Don who allowed me to hold this magical event in his grounds, a nature haven for wildlife.

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The Butterfly Girls of Summer Charity Event 2010 (Biggest Fairy House – Kelowna 2010)

These days, a typical child spends only 4 to 7 minutes outside each day. Compare that to the 7½ hours daily the average kid uses electronic

media, according to the…

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Added by Marghanita Hughes on September 5, 2010 at 9:07am — 2 Comments

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