Posts made in January, 2018

Talking about Mud!

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 3 comments

Let’s Talk about Mud & Mud Kitchens! Most frequently asked questions Welcome and hello! Today I will be answering the most frequently asked questions that I receive from teachers and parents about dirt, mud, and Mud Kitchens. Enjoy! What got you started with outdoor classrooms and your interest in Mud Kitchens? My interest in Outdoor Classrooms and Mud Kitchens started when my children were in pre-school and kindergarten. The empty lot next to the front door of their school inspired me to gather our community, plant seeds of inspiration and to spearhead an Outdoor Classroom in this...

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6 Steps for January Beginnings: Gardens that Feed

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 4 comments

6 Steps for January Beginnings: Gardens that Feed As I write this the temperature outdoors is 9 degrees. Not really the time to be going outdoors and choosing a site for your Garden that Feeds. Are you wondering what you can do now to connect your children with Nature during these bitter cold days? You are in luck. January is the perfect time to begin your gardening year. This is the perfect time to explore seed catalogs with your children and begin the planning process for your garden. I have to be honest, in the past, I have always planted my vegetables on a whim. It always worked out. So...

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2017 Round Up: A Year in Review

Posted by on Jan 2, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

2017 Round-Up: A Year in Review This past year has been filled with learning opportunities that have brought incredible clarity for 2018. My 2017 mantra and word for the year has been to ONWARD. It is exciting what happens in a year and how our community of Natural Teachers continues to grow.  Thank you for joining me on this journey to reconnect children with nature. This time last year, I couldn’t even imagine how the year would unfold. Like in previous years, all I knew was that I needed to trust myself and dive in. Here we go with another Round-Up Year in Review for Outdoor Classrooms....

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