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Educating the Heart through Nature Art

" We are all beautiful, highly creative beings" Super excited to be launching my  New Online Workshop Program on how to actively engage children with nature through soulful art: visit: www.educatingheartnatureart.com “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”- Aristotle This 12 month course provides solutions for Educators, Parents and Organizations wishing [...]

Connecting the Child to Mother Earth’s Heart

Educating the Heart through Nature Art online program:  This 12 month course provides solutions for Educators, Parents and Organizations wishing to rediscover the joys of teaching and reconnect children with the natural world. Throughout this program you will find creative activities, inspired play, and thoughtful exercise all designed to connect children to nature and teach [...]

Keeping our Children Happy and Healthy

By educating the Heart through Nature Art children grow into compassionate creative thinkers who care not only for themselves and others but for all living things. Children Learn through Play There is no more natural, awe-inspiring environment for children to learn and play, than in nature. All children are beautiful, unique, spirited beings full of love, [...]

Imagination Makes the World More Beautiful

Clasping my art pen and sketchbook, I head out to feast on the wonders of this awe-inspiring world we are so fortunate to call  home.  Grass-hoppers are first to catch my attention with their captivating love dance. One lands right next to me and I imagine .    Why do we not dance every day? I write in my notes [...]

Earth In My Hands

I love to get parents to join us for certain nature art activities. Earth in my hands is one such activity. We begin by collecting our very own pebble or stone. We then begin to paint the Earth stone using blue to represent the sea, green (and yellow) for land and white for clouds. As we [...]

Educating the Heart

It All Begins with love... "Educating the Mind without educating the Heart is no education at all." -Aristotle OUTDOOR CLASSROOM By creating conditions that allow children to connect with one another and other living things -will help create positive relationships, fostering compassion and love for one another and the natural world. In our outdoor classroom we watch in awe [...]

The Joy of Oneness

The wonders of life are everywhere and within you - always! To be in touch with the wonders of life - one must be in the present moment. Last nights sky was probably one of the most amazing I have ever had the pleasure of experiencing. As the colours intensified, so too did the deep spiritual connection with its [...]

Trust the light that shines within

The light has always been there, it's just sometimes, we aren't tuned into its power. Nature Cultivates Gratitude Truly grateful to my beautiful parents for sharing their love and passion for the Natural world with my brothers and I. Those countless magical moments in nature as a child became a solid foundation for my inner happiness, [...]

FREE Illustrated Love Prints Giveaway

  The most powerful force on earth is LOVE. So thrilled to be sharing the love today with this FREE Illustrated LOVE Gift Pack Giveaway. The lucky winner will receive 6 of my latest Orange Moon Illustrated Love Prints to share the love..... Simply share your favourite love quote or a love comment below to enter [...]

The most powerful force on earth is Love

  When our hearts are fully open, love is everywhere!     In everyone and everything...from the cheeky little squirrel...     to the mighty giants - our beloved friends - the elephants..     ...In the smile of a flower...     ...and in the soft melting moments of a sunset.       The most powerful force [...]

The Ultimate Sensory Experience

"Children need nature for the healthy development of their senses, and, therefore, for learning and creativity," - Richard Louv, Author of "Last Child in the Woods" and "The Nature Principle". I wholeheartedly agree. Nature by far, offers the most magical and enchanting array of sensory exploration and learning for a child. Children have been engaging [...]