“If facts are the seeds that later produce knowledge and wisdom, then the emotions and the impressions of the senses are the fertile soil in which the seeds must grow.”
Yesterday while outside a child came up to me with the glimmer of . . . → Read More: The Heart Shaped Leaf
Danielle is right, everything is better on the beach.
This past weekend, my family and our closest friends went camping. We’ve been doing these trips annually for 27 years starting with the four of us and one baby. Now there are four adult kids plus partners, 12 of us in . . . → Read More: Everything is Better on the Beach: Part 2
So I am doing something different this summer. I am running a summer program for preschoolers for the community centre my preschool is in. Its been a great experience. It has been challenging as well. Its kind of like the first week of preschool every week. You know that time when . . . → Read More: Everything is Better on the Beach
Outdoor weaving from Purpleclaire Textiles
“One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.” Henry David Thoreau
I dropped into a child care centre yesterday and chatted with the children and educators. We all observed how much we enjoyed the slow pace of summer, the . . . → Read More: Summertime
What do you remember from your childhood about playing outside?
Some educators and I have been talking about this and we’ve been writing down our stories;
As a child we would break glass bottles and then use the pieces as ‘covers’ for our flower and leaf arrangements…
There was a weeping willow tree that we . . . → Read More: Bears, Broken Glass, and the Obvious Question