Tag: education

  • Homeschooling in Nature’s Classroom
    Homeschooling in Nature’s Classroom

    June started homeschooling her son during the COVID-19 crisis and shares a nature activity that she created to teach her son about colors and animals that live in a stream.    By Warunya (June) Soontorntae    Sometimes we pay a lot of money so that our children can be happy. But sometimes happiness comes in […]

  • A Greener Tomorrow For Our Children
    A Greener Tomorrow For Our Children

    This article uncovers how parents and educators can encourage young children to build a positive, natural, and respectful relationship with their environment.   By Renika Phanichkrivalkosil   When I think of sustainability, I think about how we can leave the world a little bit better than we found it. This is reflected in the myriad […]

  • Creating Enjoyable Food Experiences for Kids  子どもと紡ぐ食の記憶
    Creating Enjoyable Food Experiences for Kids 子どもと紡ぐ食の記憶

    Most parents worry about ‘picky eating’ habits of their children. What can we do to overcome this? Mao, a nutritionist, shares how to address it with fun and educational food activities.   By Mao Tsuchiya / Translated by Hanae Matsumura [日本語記事へ]   Ten years ago, in a fishery harbor in Senegal, I was excitedly preparing […]

  • Quick Recycled Materials Activities for Quarantine
    Quick Recycled Materials Activities for Quarantine

    Need new ideas to entertain the little ones who are stuck indoors? Crafty mom Sara might have just saved your sanity with these simple ideas that literally use items you would normally throw away!   By Sara Jadiya Chow   Here are three easy recycled material activities anyone can make to bust the kid’s boredom […]

  • Raising Eco-Conscious Kids
    Raising Eco-Conscious Kids

    The idea of raising children while being eco-friendly seems like an oxymoron. But as one mom shares, you don’t have to know all the answers to teach your kids to be more aware of the environment. Talking about it and working together to make small changes are a great start towards making an impact on […]

  • Nurturing Natural Connections
    Nurturing Natural Connections

    A father and Early Years Leader explains the importance of having meaningful connections with nature and how it leads to a healthy urban life for our children.   By Nicholas Garvin   In this age of hyper-connectivity and instant access to information, we’re more connected than ever before. But as we continue to embrace the […]