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Natural Paint Brushes

Leaves are great and have many uses. One of the uses can be for crafts. One of the easiest crafts to create are handmade paintbrushes. These can be made using naturalistic materials such as leaves, twine and twigs. Parents’ will … Continue reading

Grass Heads

What better way to connect with nature than bringing it indoors? This is a great craft to do with your little ones. Not only can you use recyclable materials, but you’re able to educate and show your children how to … Continue reading

Nature Based Sensory Bottles

Here’s an activity for the little ones to do! sensory bottles are great for infants. It allows them to explore new elements and create new experiences. This activity allows them to explore naturalistic materials safely. By putting them in a … Continue reading

Painting with Mud

Kids love to play in the mud, so why not make an activity and let them get down and dirty! This activity allows you and your kids to interact with nature and get dirty (or not) at the same time. … Continue reading

Nature Blocks

Baby blocks are a common toy amongst infants. Usually, they have letters or numbers on them. However, these blocks are an easy and creative way to incorporate nature into the home. The photo shows flowers, but you can put whatever … Continue reading

Growing Apple Trees

Let’s start connecting to nature by growing some trees. Probably the easiest tree to grow from scratch would be an apple tree. Yes, an apple tree. This is very easy to do. First, you grab an apple (I would eat … Continue reading

How Does Learning Happen

A LITTLE ABOUT HDLH HDLH is a professional resource guide that is intended to support pedagogy and curriculum development in the early years’ program. The environment, educator, and family are all interconnected in the child’s development. HDLH works in collaboration … Continue reading

Early Learning for Every Child Today

Introduction Every child has the right to the best childhood. ELECT is a guide to help support the curriculum and pedagogy in early childhood settings. ELECT complements specific curricular and pedagogical approaches and provides direction for programs that don’t have … Continue reading

Boxing Day Tips to Share

Boxing day is today and sometimes things can get crazy and busy. To keep calm and be more productive, follow these tips when shopping on Boxing day and you’ll be fine! 1. Dress comfortably and practically 2. Shop alone or … Continue reading

Paper Plate Christmas Elf

I found this on Pinterest and I thought it would be fun to share! Supplies Paper Plate x2 Kids Washable Paint Cotton Wall Balls Scissors Black Sharpie Directions Step 1: To begin, mix the paints to create a skin tone and then paint … Continue reading