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Elephants Have a Soul Too

My latest Orange Moon Illustration Ever since my first and only encounter with a baby elephant at London zoo in my early twenties. With the elephant being so small I was able to look straight into his soulful eyes and at that moment I felt a connection. Elephants have a Soul Too! Elephants have a Soul Too: Elephants display love [...]

Lets Play Outside Dolls

Little Humbugs Dolls encourage Outdoor Imaginative Play...let's go PLAY OUTSIDE! In celebration of the Little Humbugs 6th Birthday we are having a HALF PRICE SALE ALL DOLLS ARE HALF PRICE for this week only. Each Butterfly Girl Doll comes in a chrysalis just like a real butterfly. We designed the cocoon to be the packaging, [...]

A School Made In Heaven

Project Description:  ECE Two Day NATURE ART Workshop:  Location: Miami, Florida Connecting Children with Nature through Art I have just returned from presenting a two day workshop at one of the most magical and enchanting schools I have ever had the pleasure of visiting. Their mission is to cultivate confident, creative and joyful children in an outdoor [...]

Nature Art can bring every subject to Life

Infusing Nature Art into the school curriculum in a way that deepens learning and encourages critical thinking. Animal Masks using Earth Paints: Circle of Life  Hands-on outdoor learning boosts physical activity, mental health, brain power and attention Felt Beaded Caterpillar and Butterfly Puppets Learning the life cycle of the butterfly through Nature Art Mixing Earth Paints to [...]

Imagination Is More Important Than Knowledge

Our wonder, our Imagination, our curiosity is what drives us towards greatness. Fairy Houses and Toadstools We begin by making toadstools using walnut shells and used corks  “Play Is The Work of the Child” Maria Montessori. Join us for International Build A Fairy House and Den Week - June 21st - June 28th Download your FREE [...]

Why Outdoor Classrooms?

Outdoor Classrooms enhance learning and fuel imaginations Animal Masks using Earth Paints: Circle of Life class  Hands-on outdoor learning boosts physical activity, mental health, brain power and attention One in five teens aged 16-17 have depression and 135,000 engaged in self-harm last year. Kids as young as 12 report a feeling of responsibility to fix [...]