In today's modern world, it is easy to forget the importance of connecting with nature on a regular basis. Research shows that children who have daily contact with nature benefit in many ways: physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually.
Even kids who are indoors most of the day can still benefit from incorporating natural materials into their learning activities. Here are some great ideas to inspire you!
Stimulating Learning with Rachel has many Garden Maths Ideas using stones, sticks, leaves, pine cones and other found objects to practice math concepts.
My Nearest and Dearest shows us how to make Natural Paint for Kids from crushing rocks and creating ochre - a natural pigment used for centuries in art, body paint, fabric dye and soap.
Tired of the same old x-rays and xylophones? eager ed has a unique activity for the letter X! X is for Xylotheque
Who knew you could learn so much from a strawberry! Check out Dot-to-Dot Connections' Review of Strawberry Craze eBook to see some great ideas!Visit my co-hosts to see all the other features!
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