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Each step makes a flower bloom

Kiss the Earth with your feet I love to walk barefoot. With the birth of Spring my feet are eager to kiss the earth once more. Every step makes a flower bloom We can visit the garden of peace at any given time, for Peace is within. Peace Is Within “Peace Is Within” Orange Moon; [...]

Contact with nature is essential for the developing child

Given a choice, children generally prefer to be outside in the fresh air, free to roll on the grass, climb the trees and rocks and chase butterflies amongst the flowers. When children spend time outside where they can be free to play, create, climb, sing and dance, they are happier and healthier. Children thrive outdoors To Learn, To [...]

A Mother’s Love

My mother turns 85 this week and I wished to gift her an illustration for her birthday. My mother loves music so I began to draw a soft, whimsical musical note.  As the early morning sunbeams kissed my face, I felt my mothers love seep into every part of my being and I was caught in a flow [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]