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Happy Fathers Day

My father gifted my 3 brothers and I a lifetime of treasured memories immersed in nature. He taught me how to climb a tree, hunt for agates and discover the magic- hidden in a chrysalis. He instilled in me, a deep love and repsect for the natural world which led me on this sacred journey of helping […]

We can smile and blossom like a flower

Grateful to be gifted this brand new day – a miracle. Grateful for the bird song, the perfumed flowers and your love.

 

Today, take a deep breath in and slowly release a smile. Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.

 

“If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like a flower, and […]

Love Unites Us

I wished to convey in my painting the need to share our love – to cradle with gentleness and purity. When we hug someone, we envelope them with our love – in this embracement, peace and joy are shared. A hug makes us feel protected and loved and this touching gesture does wonders for […]

NATURE IS THE BEST STORYTELLER

NATURE IS THE BEST STORYTELLER
Would you like to learn how to reconnect with nature through storytelling?

 

The Importance of Communication in a Digital World.

Remembering who and what we are through storytelling in nature, with nature.

Watch the video:

Making stick people and creating stories with our creations helps renew our inner spirit

and rewaken our sense of wonder […]

THE HEALING POWER OF NATURE

Orange Moon and the Grandmother Tree

“This story eloquently expresses the healing potential of seeking out nature and noticing how infinitely connected we all are to each other and everything on our world. This book is a treasure, a keeper, and one that will enrich a very young child as a picture book and last […]

FREE 2016 CALENDAR

Let’s make 2016 less stressful and more joyful

Here is a little inspiration for the New Year – my way of saying thank you for helping to

raise awareness of the importance of nature and creativity in a child’s life:

FREE CALENDAR 2016 :

Download here: http://educatingheartnatureart.com/2016-Calander.pdf

 

Nature helps nurture harmony and balance which in turn lead to happiness.

The exercises we […]

The Most Precious Gift…

The most precious gift you can give is your time. Giving the gift of presence allows you to be truly in the moment with the one you are with. When you’re completely focused in the moment, fully present, your love radiates.

Feeling truly blessed and grateful to be able to share this sacred time with […]

Gratitude

Nature’s Beauty Cultivates Gratitude

This short simple animated video represents the ever-flowing love and beauty that exists in all of us, in everything, in every moment of every day. This abundant love cultivates gratitude. The more grateful we are, the happier we become. Seeing beauty in everything, all the small things become precious and sacred, […]

Nature in the City

Far away from the wilds of my BC Mountain life, I feel a stranger in my home city.

I long for the peace and familiarity of the forest and all it’s knowing – it takes time to find a new rhythm to cope with the chaos and noise of a city.

Thankfully, Edinburgh is one of […]

INFUSE NATURE ART ACTIVITIES INTO YOUR CURRICULUM

We know from research that contact with nature is essential for the developing child. However, not every child will be returning to a Forest School or Nature Kindergarten.

We may not be able to take our students out into the forest or down to the lakeshore during class but we can bring nature into the […]

World Teacher’s Day

Today is world teachers day! Thank you to all the teachers who share Mother Earth’s teachings with their students. Bless you all, love and peace Marghanita x

Love is the very essence of who we are

Summer fades to give way to the birth of Autumn. The wind is crisp and fresh, the light is softer, the smells are more earthy. Just like the seasons our lives are forever changing, yet your love is ever present, always constant, warm and golden like the Autumn leaves. Your love is in me and […]

BEAUTY WILL SAVE THE WORLD

A dear friend had gifted me a tray of dried gourds – perfect for tiny bird and fairy homes with my outdoor class.

Imaginations soared, joy and laughter filled the air  - hearts sang and spirits danced as the children created the most beautiful bird and fairy homes.

The exercises we follow in my nature art program are designed […]

Her peace gifts me peace

FULL MOON MAGIC

Her peaceful smile speaks to my heart – whispers of love have my spirit dancing. Spellbound by her illuminating beauty, I am reminded of our own illuminating beauty and how each one of us radiates our own unique love and light.

Radiant and joyous in her fullness, her joy gifts me joy, her […]

Educating the Heart through Nature Art Summer Camp

Friday 24th July: Design your own Clay Bugs and Mini “My Bug” story booklet

We will begin with a bug story, then go on a bug hunt. We will create our very own bugs using clay and natural items found from nature. We will then create a short story and illustrate it in our mini […]