Garden Schools vision is to establish an understanding of the child’s interests, fears and then encourage a memorable & hands on experience to the teachings based on this understanding . An effort to encourage a trusting relationship by developing their interests & confidence. Our alternate School aims to make the children understand that our teachers… continue reading »
Tuesday’s Child Body Awareness with Health, Creative Maths & Functional craft. Many Children find a more Creative & Real life approach to Maths principles easier to understand as it is very visual & hands on.
Thursday’s Garden School. Learning Music & all about The Worlds Oceans, what they are called, their locations, how & why they are important to eco systems & our lives.
Garden School started out as just Learning through Art & blossomed into more by teaching Maths, Geography, Science, Fitness, Theatre & Music. Our little family has become bigger. I am so happy to help teach alongside our 3 other passionate teachers, Jas, Catherine & Caeli. To see the children feel included, understood, safe & enjoy… continue reading »
Thursdays Child Begins with a focus on a child s Body & senses with Music lessons.
Blossoming friendships & inspired Learning!
Learning About The World Through Art on a Thursday is a memorable & hands on way of understanding Land forms, History, Culture & Humanities.
If you were to ask what is the most important thing to a child it would to be to feel loved. A child thrives when nurtured, safe, loved & cared for. There fore a support network that radiates any of these is beneficial to a child s growth & development.
Learning about their World is as fascinating as this yellow flower to a child, how did it grow & what keeps it alive. This is the beauty of natural learning.
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 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 »
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 »
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 »
Some of the Art projects on Maths. Learning Perimeter, multiplication, sacred Geometry & more in a beautiful & creative way.
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.
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 »
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.
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 🌱💚 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.
Positive Friendships to a child will help guide & motivate their home schooling journey & shape perspectives. A positive influence and role model can mean the difference between effective & mindful learning.
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.
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 »
A professional & qualified Drama teacher will lead the theatre class with motivation & imagination.
Easing anxiety in young youths with Tuesdays Yoga. Learn to breath, relax, understand your body, interact & trust activities with Acro/yoga and finish with a meditation with a soothing lavender oil head massage.