The Seedling BLOG

More than Mud Pies Master Class: Register Your Interest

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

Hello Natural Teachers, Do you remember making Mud Pies as a child? How about the hours and hours of simple open-ended play outdoors where you lost track of time? Mud is a fabulous medium for exploration and discovery for children. The Mud Kitchen invites children to become scientists, cooks, entrepreneurs, and artists. Have you ever thought what would happen if every outdoor classroom included a Mud Kitchen and all parents, families, teachers, and communities embraced and valued Mud as a teaching tool? Children just might navigate their world feeling the freedom to get dirty and explore...

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Exploring Nature in Winter Master Class: Register Interest

Posted by on Dec 5, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

  Hello Winter Explorers! Are you at a loss as to what to do with your children outdoors during the cold winter months? Do you tend to skip outdoor time because of the nip in the air? I have to admit, I have fallen into the winter blues trap myself. This is why you must read on! Have you ever heard the saying, “There is no such thing as bad weather, there is just inappropriate clothing”? Did you know there are crucial benefits for children playing outdoors during the winter? Playing outdoors in Winter… Allows children to escape indoor germs and bacteria Offers children...

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FREE CALL! The Mini Math Kit

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

FREE CALL! The Mini Math Kit I will be offering a FREE CALL called “The Mini Math Outdoors Kit” at 7:00 pm (EST) on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.  You will learn what every Math Kit should have and also have an opportunity to share your reflections from the 5-day Math Challenge. I can’t wait! Get on the VIP Interested list Today!  Learn 5 Key Elements for your Mini Math Outdoors Kit. Reflect on your 5 Day Math Outdoors. Meet fellow Natural Teachers. DATE: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 TIME: 7:00 p.m. (EST) LOCATION: from the comforts of your home How does it work? Once you...

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The Let’s Grow Math Outdoors e-Course {VIP list}

Posted by on Sep 11, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

Have you enjoyed the FREE 5 Day Math Outdoors Challenge? Are you interested in diving a little deeper? Would you like to connect with teachers to learn how they are infusing Patterns, Time, Numbers, Measurement and Data Collection into their Outdoor Classrooms? STARTING ON October 15, 2018, the brand NEW e-Course called LET’S GROW MATH OUTDOORS will be launching!  Each week we will study math concepts, how to teach them outdoors, and so much more! Interested? Get on the VIP list today to get all the updates as they come in. Sign up for the Let’s Grow Math Outdoors e-Course VIP...

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5 Benefits to Garden Hiding Places

Posted by on Aug 19, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

5 Benefits to Garden Hiding Places  Do you remember creating forts when you were a kid? Do you remember what you felt like inside your newly constructed hide-away? When I was a child I remember turning my parents patio chairs over and moving all the cushions around to create the most magnificent secret house. I loved retreating somewhere small and cozy. I often wonder if this had anything to do with being the youngest of 5 children. Regardless, what if you could create a special garden retreat in your Outdoor Classroom? What would it look like? Children love small spaces and the feeling of...

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Children’s Garden at Long Hill & Sedgwick Gardens

Posted by on Jul 25, 2018 in The Seedling BLOG | 0 comments

Children’s Garden at Long Hill & Sedgwick Gardens In May, The Trustees of Reservations invited kids and their families to the opening day of the Children’s Garden at Long Hill and Sedgwick Gardens in Beverly! Kids planted colorful, annual flowers and organic vegetables in the magical Children’s Garden. They were invited to plant one or as many as they could! This past week I visited the Children’s Garden and marveled at its beauty. The Children’s Garden at Long Hill is not only great for children, it’s also great for families. Its simplicity in design...

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