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Together we are creating a world in which every child can play, learn and grow in nature.
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Some contemporary philosophers warn that our separation from nature puts our psychological and physical health at risk. “The Absorbed Landscape” is Artist Joy Kreves’ way of combating “nature deficit disorder” by returning the public’s attention to the textures, shapes and color of the world.
Kids Urged to Take it Outside: Nature’s Calling Aims to Help Plugged-in Families Connect with Nature
Teacher and Nature’s Calling director Carmen Davis incorporates time outdoors into the everyday curriculum for her Grade 1 class at St. Cecilia in Port Dover. Nature’s Calling also focuses on the family because the most important teachers in society are parents, Davis said. “They’re the first teachers”.
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