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Outdoor Spaces and Classrooms

OUTDOOR SPACES & CLASSROOMS

When children and nature mix, something magical happens. I am fortunate to witness that magic every day in our outdoor classrooms.

I believe the outdoor classroom, forest schools and outdoor playgroups are one of the ways forward in addressing our current “nature deficit disorder” crises.

Natural outdoor spaces ignite imaginations and stimulate creative […]

Fairy Wind Streamers

How to make a Butterfly Girl (and Dragonfly Boy) Wind Streamer:

Hunt for driftwood or sticks

Cut up old scraps of material (we used strips of satin and silk). You could even cut strips from an old t-shirt.
Choose a suitable sized stick.
Wrap the material around the stick and tie a knot.
One strip is just as effective […]