Nature Immersion as a Self-soothing Therapy

Nature Immersion as a Self-soothing Therapy

When I was a teenager and it felt that the world was crashing down around me, there was a certain beech tree I would climb for solace. In those limbs I felt safe, protected and I could feel myself calm as I lay in its branches. I learned that nature was a source of comfort: […]

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Cedarsong Forest Kindergarten Emergent Curriculum – March 2016

Cedarsong Forest Kindergarten Emergent Curriculum – March 2016

By Erin Kenny ©2016 The mild March weather yielded many signs of spring, including dandelion flowers, red huckleberry flowers and salmonberry flowers; cottonwood husks on the ground; babies in the sword fern nests and measurable and remarkable bracken fern growth; new sprouts of miner’s lettuce, sticky wicky and shot weed; and new leaves on the […]

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