Nature Art Workshop in Vancouver 22nd March

Connecting the Child to Mother Earth’s Heart You are invited to attend a Nature Art Workshop on 22nd March in Vancouver with Marghanita Hughes. The workshop is for anyone wishing to learn how to actively engage children with nature through soulful art. This unique “hands on” workshop is for anyone wishing to foster love and compassion, creativity and imagination. Nurturing the …

Storytelling is a fundamental form of human communication

We are all storytellers, sadly though, today in our fast paced technologically driven modern world, storytelling is being forgotten. That’s why I love to support organizations that help raise awareness of the importance of sharing our stories and storytelling. Last week was National Storytelling Week in the UK so today I would like to share a few little stories with …

GROWING UP IN HARMONY WITH NATURE

Froebel believed play was a necessary element in educating the “whole” child allowing them to use all their imaginative powers and physical movements to explore his interests. He stated, “Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood, for it alone is the free expression of what is in a child’s soul.” Yesterday at Educating the Heart with Nature Art we were making …

THE JOY OF LEARNING

Here is part one of my latest nature art project “Telling our Stories with the Help of Nature’s Muses” – A three week joy filled learning exploration of our interconnectedness, life cycles and celebrations of all life. As Spring blooms so too do the grade one students of Khalsa Elementary School as they learn how to tell their stories orally, …

The Beauty of a Moment

Over the course of the next few months I will be writing and illustrating a new book for my children’s book series Orange Moon. I have had so much fun with my Orange Moon doll that I intend to tell part of the story through her adventures, infusing photography into the illustrated book. As with all my books, I will be incorporating …

Peace is Within

We can all feel a little overwhelmed at times, especially at this time of year. Sometimes finding peace can be challenging in the chaos. For me, time in nature helps me tap into my inner peace. I love all the seasons, however I secretly wish to hold onto Autumn just a little bit longer. This beautiful Beech tree with it’s cascading copper …

Storytelling with Nature Art : Stick People

The Importance of Communication in a Digital World. Remembering who and what we are through storytelling in nature, with nature. WATCH THE VIDEO: “Nature inspires creativity in a child by demanding visualization and the full use of the senses” Richard Louv – Last Child in the Woods FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY – PURCHASE YOUR BOOKLET PDF HERE  ONLY $9.99 …