Homeschooling Harmony

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Its nice to start the morning or term with thoughts of what our children teach us about love, understanding, patience & joy. Why we love our children. Schedule the fun things together more often. Rest together, sip tea together. Give some steps apart at times in silence to observe & be in your own space… continue reading »

A bit about me

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A trip down memory Lane. This is a little bit about me, pregnant belly kissed, things I ve learnt along the way, my dear family when we just road tripped all the way from S.A., carving a small harp for Tahlia. Then fundraising for disabled children newspaper clip. The words on that post 2 years… continue reading »

Balance of family, friendships & freedom.

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Grow & learn with family, siblings & friends by their side as a Community. Garden School supports families, working lives, business owners & a child s social & educational needs. With small classes & 2 teachers a better quality of learning is achieved in shorter periods of time to leave the rest of the day… continue reading »

Starting Home Schooling Inspiration

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I get asked that question a lot & teach my girls & other children too so Its something I review all the time & love to help other families. To help guide & find a spark, inspiration & natural flow to their learning experience that takes into consideration your life style, siblings, work balance, curriculum,your… continue reading »

My Love of Teaching

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SKETCHING IS A BEAUTIFUL FORM OF ART THAT INVITES A PEACEFUL HEALING. ART has a natural ability to silence the mind and engage the hand.

From Practical learning Brings Inspiration.

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Classes begin with group discussions on the topic to invite the children s thought s & views. Focus on their  creative hands  involve s a child’s entire body in the learning experience. Then further facts & theory follows. In all our Garden Schooling Teachings we aim to start with the child s Hands & Senses. … continue reading »

Learning through Creativity & Projects

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A beautiful sense of  understanding grows when a child can express it through Art. It becomes much more then written word.  In fact written words, stories & facts  follow more freely when understood firstly with the hand.

Creative & Capable.

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In today’s fast paced life minimalism, simplicity & self sufficiency is needed more then ever. When a child learns to Knit a scarf for his sister, independence, skill & compassion are taught. When a child learns how to hammer a broken chair, confidence, mending & capability  are taught. And when creating, mending & finishing projects… continue reading »

Barefoot Child

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Barefoot Child 🌱💚   A child is a part of Earth & Earth is a part of a child. The closer they get to Earth the more balanced & more enriched they will be.

Helping children express their emotions through Music

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SPIRITED CHILDREN   Emotions & sensations are more prominent in high spirited children. Music is a good outlet & tool to understanding sounds that relate to the way they feel & communicate. Music is very helpful to express a child’s emotions when words can not.

Starting the day with focus on a child’s Body

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Children flourish when encouraged to be expressive, joyful, playful, imaginative & use their senses to guide them through life.💚 Mel has recently joined the Thursday’s Mind, Body & Hand morning with her peaceful Acro-yoga. Mel, Jas & I have been involved with children’s well being for along time & have guided many children through anxiety… continue reading »

Real life Science

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The joyful benefits of real life learning is to path a more realistic education for a child. I have the blessing to be apart of a Community Garden & was always hoping that children could learn among it . Our Science class this term starting this Friday the 1st February 10.30 -11.30 for over 10’s… continue reading »

Teaching Children empathy & Kindness

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There is no charm equal to the tenderness of the heart.      JANE AUSTEN   Role modelling empathy & kindness  as parents & teachers can be far more effective then asking a child to be kind.

Understanding your child

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I am wishing that your home schooling journeys this year are filled with wonder & excitement. A brand new year can start off as fun as you want to make it. Children learn more with fun associations to learning. A great start can begin with observing your child’s interests, fears, challengers & taking notes and… continue reading »

Parent & Teacher Role with comforts

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Parent & teacher Role with comforts.💌   Genuine presence is felt by your child, so set a side your own day to day meal planning & chores another time so you are in the moment with your child & relaxed. Its amazing how things can work out when you plan them & be one step… continue reading »

Getting Back to Nature

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Re connecting with one another and nature is a challenge when children are faced with so much screens around them. Their development, sight, posture social & communication ability can be delayed & negatively affected. A child s natural need for emotional, physical,& spiritual needs should be a priority still in our fast moving technological world…. continue reading »

Balance

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Balance of Body, Mind & Hand. Body – Movement/Health, Mind – Thought & theory Hand –  Art, craft & Creation.