Tag Archives: local culture

Nature Walk Made Simple

Getting children outside to experience and learn from nature doesn’t take a lot of tools or preparation…it doesn’t even take a lot of nature. It mostly takes time, questions and a willingness to get a little messy. What shouldn’t stop … Continue reading

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Articles in “Teaching Young Children”

Publishing on the web has been exciting…but I will admit there is something very satisfying about seeing your words “in print!” I have had two articles come out in “Teaching Young Children” (a NAEYC publication) and luckily they are offering … Continue reading

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Presentation Inspiration

                                            “Conference Selfie” Is that a thing? My favorite kind of presentation is the one where I don’t have to do a whole lot. No, not because I am lazy, but because it means the conversation has taken off and … Continue reading

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Choose Your Own Museum Adventure

“What museum should I go to?” That is by far the question I get asked the most frequently…and it is one of my favorites!  I love hearing about the someone’s interests and then trying to match them up with the … Continue reading

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Visiting a Museum From the Comfort of Home

So, it is going to snow tonight.  A lot, according to the weather guys, and there is going to be ice and sleet too.  This is on top of the “a lot” we’ve already had this year.  The commuters aren’t … Continue reading

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Everyday Museums

I remain an unashamed advocate of taking kids to museums (babies, toddlers, big kids….all kids).  If you are feeling nervous because you aren’t sure if they will like it or don’t know what to do when you are there…that is … Continue reading

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Locally Sourced Culture

I came back from the Virginia Association of Museums (VAM) Conference full of energy and ideas and ready to share them with you.  Then, somehow, this month just galloped away from me!  However, I am still super excited about what … Continue reading

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