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MICHELLE VAN HEUGTEN
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Kindergarten Teacher WECDSBPlease visit: inquiryspacesandwonderingplaces.blogspot.com On Instagram at: creative_explorations
Kindergarten Teacher WECDSBPlease visit: inquiryspacesandwonderingplaces.blogspot.com On Instagram at: creative_explorations

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Discovering Evergreens
"Do you see what I see? Just use your magnifying lens." - J.P. - "The wind lifted me up into the trees. Where I danced to the rhythm of the evergreen. Swaying to the tune of the northern breeze, Frozen in timeless melody." - Christy Ann Martine - As winter ...

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Do Trees Have Feelings?
Expressing Empathy Our feelings made visible through loose parts Our Forest Friday sessions often bring new discoveries by the children as they investigate the outdoor classroom. I feel privileged to be able to share my love of nature within such a wonderfu...

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The Red Path
Crisp autumn leaves Rustle softly Then blow away. - Japanese  haiku -  This was the last visit to the outdoor classroom in which there were some leaves still hanging on the branches of the trees. We would return the following Friday for our Forest Friday se...

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Canvas of Leaves
"Why do the leaves fall off the trees?" After several visits to the outdoor classroom with the children it came time to share with them the documentation that had been captured of their explorations. We did this several times throughout the inquiry. Today w...

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Sharing our Andy Goldsworthy inspired land art as part of our Autumn leaves inquiry.

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Leaves and Land Art
Artistic Leaves Inspired by Andy Goldsworthy This is the third blog post which focuses on our leaf inquiry with more inspiring posts to come so I hope you continue to follow our learning journey and explore Autumn's leaves with us. The children had been col...

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I Want To Be
"If you can DREAM it, YOU can DO IT!" - Walt Disney - I am sharing this lovely book by author Yvette Pais titled, "I Want To Be" with you. This book uses the letters of the alphabet to introduce children to all the wonderful career choices that are availabl...
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