Please look at this Children's nature education blog: lorejayg.blogspt.com
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Thank you, Tiger
I started teaching way back in the early 1960s. Well, teaching is, perhaps, too grand a word. It would be more honest to say that I began to be paid for standing daily in front of loads of bored adolescents, opening a well-thumbed science text book, and reading aloud. Then, scribbling science words on the blackboard to be copied by the kids into their science notebooks.
Added by John Paull on November 23, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
In his national best selling book “The Tipping Point” author Malcolm Gladwell discusses a few reasons that some products and ideas become huge success stories and others do not. Mr. Gladwell argues that at some point in time "an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire." Successful products or ideas that spread over a wide demographic do so not because of the direct actions of their creators but because they happened to catch the attention of…Continue
Added by Nkrumah Frazier on September 24, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
Generally, exploring and discovery is enough for kids, but sometimes even they can grow bored with that and become restless. Remember that they naturally have shorter attention spans than adults.
Fortunately, there are lots of tried and true activities you can do on the trail that’ll keep kids from getting bored. Among them is Whichever Way the Wind Blows.
If there is a slight breeze, have your children identify which way the wind is blowing. Then have them identify…
Added by Rob Bignell on May 28, 2012 at 6:32pm — No Comments
Ask your kids what were the highlights and the boring parts or disappointments during the hike. You may be surprised by what they say. It’ll also help you make the next hike even better.
Such activities make a memorable end to a day hike. To keep kid’s enthusiasm charged, “review” the hike in kid-friendly ways. While you really can’t do this with infants, most toddlers and older kids will enjoy it.
Read more about day hiking with children in my guidebook…Continue
Added by Rob Bignell on December 8, 2011 at 9:09am — No Comments
This article references the experience of orphan children, their care environment and an observational methodology called Empowerment Photography (as it is viewed in the context of what is termed eco-psychological and nature therapy).
Ecopsychology considers the connection between our self and the rest of nature to be essential to mental, and thus, ecological health. In this respect, ecopsychology offers a way…Continue
Added by Randy Eady on November 29, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
It is my pleasure to share Rainbow with you on Go Green America!...
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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:…
Added by Marghanita Hughes on October 30, 2010 at 8:54am — No Comments
My daughter and I painted with a snake a few months ago. Sounds crazy but its true. We like to create with Nature in all kinds of settings. To read more visit my June blog posting at: The Drive to Create- Artful Encounters in Nature…
Added by Karla Akins on April 20, 2010 at 9:09pm — No Comments