This blog write-up is a visitor publish by Justina Danišová, who is an experienced environmental educator and home lover in the Czech Republic. She has her individual website and is influential across her place in supporting educators to acquire discovering and participate in opportunities. Lessons in Grass is a single CZ organisation that now publishes a range of outdoor methods in English that are out there to buy from their internet site. This a single is free and really worth a appear.
I transpired to be meeting Justina during a check out to the Czech Republic various decades in the past. She experienced a bag total of sources and kindly shared them with me. It was a person of the situations wherever the two of us buzzed with pleasure as we shared strategies and opportunities!
The purpose of the leaves with the shapes drawn all-around them in a black define, is to support kids glance for a range of unique tree species exterior. They can use the examples created by Justina as a provocation to classify the leaf form in accordance to their approximate condition. Young children can hunt for leaves and appreciate looking in detail at the form. Naturally this provides increase to a great deal of discussions.
Justina, is an avid fanatic of making use of cardboard and masking tape exterior. The condition frames below are tiny affairs so that the small children can uncover leaves with a significant enough place to protect the 2D condition. Originally she had hoped that the little ones had been capable to lower out their personal designs but this proved a minimal tough for her youthful young children. The moment the children experienced found a leaf of their picking and designed the shape body, then they can be stuck on home windows or hung as a cellular, within or out.
Normally the concept can be upscaled in measurement. The to start with picture on this blog is a attractive demonstration of this and demonstrates how the concept can be morphed into an art activity.
Many thanks Justina!
This blog post is an update of one particular at first published in December 2017.