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HAPPY WORLD OCEANS DAY

I love our Oceans and love Turtles (especially Painted Turtles) and to celebrate WORLD OCEANS DAY I would like to gift you a FREE E Book " Nika and the Painted Turtle" The painted turtles live in the wetlands and they need protecting too! Here is the link to your FREE COPY Watch a short excerpt [...]

The Healing Power of Nature

The recent terrorist attacks have left me feeling sad and heavy so my husband and I take to our bikes and head out onto a forest trail. Our first bike ride of the season. We dismount to take in the beauty of the forest and all it's beings. Butterflies of all colours and size dance their way through [...]

Patches of God-light

“Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you something about the sun which you could never get from reading books on astronomy. These pure and spontaneous pleasures are ‘patches of God-light’ in the woods of our experience.” ― C.S. Lewis     Time in nature feeds my soul The music and poetry of [...]

Love is the Beauty of the Soul

"Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul"-- Saint Augustin I absolutely adore St Augustin's quote - there is nothing more beautiful for the soul than sharing this love of life with children and adults. Today my little companions and I escaped the noise and bustle of the city [...]

Happy Fathers Day

My father gifted my brothers and I a lifetime of treasured memories immersed in nature. He taught me how to hunt for agates and discover the magic- hidden in a chrysalis. He shared with me the names of trees and which ones were best to climb. He instilled in me, a deep love and repsect for the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

International Build A Fairy House & Den Week June 21st – 28th

Build a Fairy House  and Den Week Helping to raise awareness of the importance of nature and creativity in a child's life.  WHY When children and nature mix, something magical happens. That "magic" is part of childhood. Sadly today, many children have never experienced the magic of the natural world. Playing games that originate from [...]