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Creative Connecting: Early Childhood Nature Journaling Sparks Wonder and Develops Ecological Literacy

Tweet Submitted February 27, 2014; accepted May 21, 2014 Image from Playfullearning.net “While nature journaling with elementary age children has recently increased in popularity, journaling with children of ages 2-6 is often overlooked. This article focuses specifically on why journaling is a valid practice in early childhood and the practitioner application of journaling techniques modified for the young child. Young children have an inherent sense of wonder and connection to their natural world which can be preserved and enhanced through the cultivation of observation and documentation. The young child, ...Read more

Our Canada Project Makes a Stop in Hastings!

Tweet October 30, 2014 It’s been a while since Tanya Nestoruk spent time in an elementary school but the wait has been worth her while as the Our Canada Project ambassador spends time with young people talking about sustainability and encouraging them to think creatively about their vision of Canada. Nestoruk, one of 26 ambassadors with the Our Canada Project (representing southern Ontario), was back home chatting with students at Hastings Public School and elementary school alma mater Kent in Campbellford. The CDHS ...Read more

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