ZENs’ creative writing and reflective journal format focuses on assisting children and adults in developing their senses, identifying their emotions, and articulating what and how they sense and feel on a deeper personal level, through intentionally planned experiences in Nature.
A Plot of Earth - February 20th blog prompt from 365 Days of Writing Prompts, a WordPress eBook. Well, I am back! After a nearly 2 year hiatus, I have returned to infuse energy into this PLAY-ful blog. Feeling a bit rusty and faced with writer's block, I turn to my "Go-To" creative source of … Continue reading A Plot of Earth = A Child’s Haven
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My Lavender Harvesting ZEN. An example of a Zensory Experience in Nature. ZENs - fostering spiritual development in young children and adults. Connect with me to learn more about my ZENs project and mission! Facebook: Zententional Living, LinkedIn: LindseyAnn, Instagram: @zententionalliving
So what is ZENs, exactly? ZENs has been penned to enable parents and/or teachers an easy format for assisting their children in creating a personal connection to Nature and our natural resources. As its name implies, ZENs focuses on experiencing Nature in a mindful and fully aware state. Children, parents, and teachers can begin to … Continue reading ZENs – Zensory Experiences in Nature: An Innovative Approach to Nature-based Learning
I am so excited to share with all of you that The Safety Jewels is now available on Amazon! Head on over to my Author Page and purchase a copy to support the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's mission. A walk to school… A shield of jewels… Do you know the 12 … Continue reading The Safety Jewels: Now Available!!
A garden for children ages 6 weeks through Kindergarten A garden that nurtures through nature, the mind, body, and Spirit of children and their families A garden in which children and families engage in transformational learning by connecting to our natural world A garden that enriches the mind, nourishes the body, and cultivates the Spirit … Continue reading Imagine A Garden…
This past week I had the very distinct pleasure of sitting down with the author of the children's book, Our Father (in other words), Penn Ketchum. I asked him to bring a copy of his book because admittedly I had not yet had the chance to get my hands on one and I very much … Continue reading Book Review: Our Father (in other words)
Connecting wellness check-ups with early literacy is brilliant! Reach Out and Read does just this. Read more to learn more...
Beach: In the Style of a Poem Young children create magic, encounter wonder Waves of water crash as thunder Sand becomes paper, a stick the pencil, waves the eraser A treasure trove of shells, replenished by each wave Lay in the sand awaiting to be saved Choosing carefully those placed in the pail … Continue reading Edu-PLAY-tion: Beach, a Poem