The greatest joy of art is self-expression

  Freedom of Individuality I have never stopped playing and my favourite place to play is outdoors in nature. I let my imagination lead me on a journey…today, it was the Queen Anne Lace dancing majestically in the autumn sunshine that whispered to my heart, calling my spirit to play.     The intricate detail of the flower head had …

Let’s Make Nature Play Every Day

Winter offers new investigations regarding the trees. We began our lesson by noticing the trees that were evergreen, like the giant Ponderosa Pine trees. We stopped to admire these friendly giants. Elise remembered the bird nests we built with the pine needles last week. Play… Moving about keeps us warm during these cooler winter days. Elise loves owls and so we …

Thank you Beautiful Souls

Slow Down It’s time to unplug from the cyber world and relax into a slower rhythm, a more natural rhythm. Slow, gentle walks during the day allow us to awaken to the magical wonders of nature. Go in search of snow creatures… Or create Land Art : How to make Flowers in the Snow video Or take a walk to the …

Where The Wild Things Are

My son and his friend head out for an adventure. They are off to build a DEN in the woods next to the waterfall where the wild things are. Den making is part of the magic that occurs when children and nature mix. That natural magic is part of childhood. The lack of time spent outdoors is having an effect on children’s …