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Random Act of Kindness Free PDF Poster – Take What You Need. Give What You Can.

Plus 20 Kindness Ideas. Photo by Lisa Fotios on Pexels.com Photo by Vie Studio on Pexels.com Photo by Ron Lach on Pexels.com Several years ago I made up these posters on RAK week in February. My son and I really got a lot out of distributing them around our neighbourhood and city and it has…

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Spark Inquisitive Minds of Little Explorers With Nature Journaling

Nature Journaling allows kids (and adults) to dive more deeply into exploration and build a stronger relationship with nature. I’ve been working on creating a nature journal. It’s a Digital PDF download and will be available in my shop soon. I’m really excited about it and can’t even begin to tell you how much fun…

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Blackout Poetry Art, Art and Poetry All-in-One – Warning: It’s Addictive!

Where has this been all my life? I can’t stop, I’ve been doing blackout poetry for awhile but turning it into art is next-level. Some of my blackout poetry art Creating Your Own I’ve recently done a blog post on creating blackout poetry here. Check it out for instructions. To turn it into art, it’s…

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Winter Activity – Make Outdoor Sun Catchers With Natural Materials.

Turn this fun outdoor activity into an inquisitive exploration. Allow your children to look into the wonders of nature and our world around us.

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Pebble Mindful Meditation Practice to Teach Kids about Peace, Strength, Clarity, Love and Freedom

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Each pebble represents the elements I will outline here for you. You can discuss these with your child beforehand. Help them to understand these are all qualities that they already possess and each time they practice this meditation these qualities grow stronger.

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Kids/Youth and Mindfulness Practices. More Important Now Than Ever.Part 2

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There’s so much to talk about on this subject that it will be an ongoing post…. Kids living in the moment What Are We Seeing in Our Youth Today? With the rapid changes in our world and society, the growing pressures and growth in technology, our youngest generation is taking the biggest toll. What does…

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Kids/Youth and Mindfulness Practices. More Important Now Than Ever.

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Today our kids have more pressure on them than ever before. To list a few: Busy schedulesPressure to do well and perform wellIncreased input from screens and devicesLack of face-to-face relationships, replaced by social media and online schoolingIsolationMasking in schoolsReduced family time and less interaction with extended familyTheir brains are in constant fight or flight…

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How to Get Kids Outdoors and Teach Them the Importance of Trees and Our Environment

Including Activities and Experiments You Can Try At Home I feel fortunate to live where I do, in British Columbia’s West Kootenay’s. We’re surrounded by old growth forests, mountains, lakes, rivers, wildlife, glaciers, natural hot springs and everything nature has to offer right outside our front door. Having lived in Vancouver for two decades I’ve…

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Create Your Own Blackout Poetry! Fun and Simple.

Blackout Poetry in the Making Sometimes writing poetry can be a bit daunting. This is why this project is great for anyone. It’s simple and fun and can appeal to the quirky (like myself). Quirky Blackout Poem “Star Wars is Perfect” This is another project that requires minimal supplies; recycled written text, old newspapers, magazines…

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