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Linking Science at Home and Science at School

Linking Science at Home and Science at School

Kelly Johnson is a talented writer, artist, and naturalist who also happens to be a Montessori certified elementary teacher. She has written two outstanding books, “Wings,Worms and Wonder” and “Wonder and Wander” that link home and school activities for discovering the awesomeness of our natural world. In this session she will share some activities from […]

Linking Science at Home and Science at School

Wonder and Wander: Creating Nature Experiences for Very Young Children

Discover ideas for creating Montessori inspired outdoor home environments and experiences for young children. Specifics about being in nature with children 0-5 are covered; such as oral exploration, encouraging wonder and connection, and nature journaling. Kelly also explores challenges such as fears of adults unfamiliar with nature themselves and how to distinguish focused outdoor learning […]

Nature Journaling

Nature Journaling

he nature journal is a time-tested way to document and assimilate nature experience and discovery and was a very popular pastime during the Nature-Study movement. Nature has been an inspiration to humans throughout history, and nature journaling has been practiced by some of humankind’s greatest thinkers, artists, naturalists, and scientists, including Dr. Montessori herself! The […]