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The Silence Game In Nature – Empowering Children with Mindfulness

Many of us probably didn’t know how precious moments of silence are until we became parents or teachers. We all can agree that our world lacks silence today more than ever before.  The noise we create is not necessarily produced by loud sounds. Noise can be made by clutter, unnecessary overload of visual and sensory …

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Montessori Inspired Explorations At The Beach

Taking Montessori classroom outside creates great opportunities for hands-on learning using minimum materials and effort. Sun, fresh salty air, the sound of crashing waves – what a perfect setup for fun explorations for kids. We headed to the beach to do fun Montessori activities as a part of the preschool homeschool program. Before allowing children to …

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Quotes on Nature – Steering Away From Nature – Deficit Disorder

Today children need nature like never before. In nature, children get calmer, become carefree, move spontaneously, regain a sense of wonder. However, Nature – deficit disorder is becoming more real and prevalent. It is important to reflect on great benefits and positive effects of the outdoors on child’s life.  There is a good reason I chose to call my blog “Montessori Nature”. Nature …

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Colour Hunt In Nature – Montessori Outdoor Explorations

I have never seen a child being bored in nature. Wonder outdoors never stops. Open-ended play always evolves. Imagination gains vivid and intense colours. Nature conveys peace into a child’s heart and mind leaving no room for worry. To quote Maria Montessori: ” There must be provision for the child to have contact with nature; …

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20 Ways To Celebrate Earth Day and Every Day With Kids.

Children have the most sincere and honest attitude when it comes to saving our planet, taking care of animals and fellow human beings. What a significant period in their lives to reach out and sow these seeds of mindfulness, empathy, compassion, and responsibility for our environment and all living creatures. I would love to share …

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30 Amazing Books For Children on Nature

When exploring outdoors children ask never-ending questions about everything they observe around. Nature and the environment that surrounds kids fascinate and draws them to discover with hands-on learning. Don’t you wish you had a practical guide that would help you navigate your outdoor adventures? Well, there are plenty to choose from this list of nature …

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Art with Nature – Creative Nature Hunt for Kids

The world of nature is full of surprises and inspiration. A palette of colors, different forms, and shapes provide children with an enormous amount of opportunities for creativity. Creative thinking is one of the most valuable aspects of a child’s learning that defines success and satisfaction in the future. I love nurturing creativity in my …

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Outdoor Learning Activities with Free Printables

Outdoor learning activities and games are trendy among children, especially during the summer holidays. Children benefit a great deal from spending time outside exploring and adventuring in the green outdoors. Nature’s classroom is fascinating and incredibly diverse. These ideas will inspire you to spend some fun and meaningful time with your child outdoors. Activities we …

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Painting with Natural Loose Parts

Maria Montessori believed that “beauty could be found in nature and that nature itself should be and is the most infinite source of creative inspiration” source. Connecting art experience with nature allows us to incorporate more meaning into our nature walks. When going outside we learn to notice colors, identify sounds and smells. This time-out …

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