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A Seasonal  Story for Autumn Telling - Mother Autumn is Coming.. a sweet Protection Story for young children

A Seasonal Story for Autumn Telling - Mother Autumn is Coming.. a sweet Protection Story for young children

    Mother Autumn is Coming   Down by the golden grasses where the cottonwood trees grow tall and strong, the water on the pond is rippling.  Brot...
Mother Earth Puppetry

Mother Earth Puppetry

Mother Earth Puppetry    Mother Earth stands consistently behind the earth’s yearly cycle.  I have said if you only have one puppet for the very y...
Celebrate the Creative - forest fire smoke keeps us inside today

Celebrate the Creative - forest fire smoke keeps us inside today

What do you do when the forest fires make the air unhealthy to breathe and you have to stay inside on a summer's day?  Nana gets out the puppetry l...
Celebrate the Creative - Adventure Sticks and Tree Forts

Celebrate the Creative - Adventure Sticks and Tree Forts

Celebrate the Creative - Adventure Sticks and Tree Forts Every nature journey has a story, and creating Adventure Sticks deepens the wonder and mem...
playing with pipe cleaners - story sparks

Celebrate the Creative - Story Sparking - Nana's Puppet Making Bin

   Celebrate the Creative - Story Sparking - Playing with Pipe Cleaners -   It is a fun day when  Nana goes into her storage room and brings out a ...
The Worker Characters in Story

The Worker Characters in Story

 Worker Stories - Activities of Life  Meaningful purposeful work can be a potent antidote for a child to help balance the overwhelming nature of te...
Celebrate the Creative - Grass Dolly Puppets.

Celebrate the Creative - Grass Dolly Puppets.

Early one sunny morning we walked to our nearby nature preserve to listen to the peepers.  We went on the far side of the pond where the reeds were...
Celebrate the Creative - Summer Sun Shadow Shows!

Celebrate the Creative - Summer Sun Shadow Shows!

Yesterday, we had a backyard picnic, as my grandson and I are still 'sheltering at home'.  I put my big umbrella on the ground to give us extra sha...
Celebrate the Creative - A Child and His Pond.

Celebrate the Creative - A Child and His Pond.

Green is the color of harmony, and to immerse oneself in the green of nature is very healing and balancing. So my grandson and I head out to take i...
Celebrate the Creative - A Child's First Finger Puppet Crafting!

Celebrate the Creative - A Child's First Finger Puppet Crafting!

'Celebrate The Creative' - The Magic of Dyeing With Young Children

'Celebrate The Creative' - The Magic of Dyeing With Young Children

During our pandemic days at home, my grandson and I spend a lot of time doing creative things.  One of the favorites right now is learning the joy,...
The April Shower Fairies   -   by Suzanne Down

The April Shower Fairies - by Suzanne Down

Here is a sweet Spring tale of a boy who connects to the nature beings around him.  What child does not 'see' the fairies' in their heart.  And if...