Author Archives: Llewellyn Wishart

What do young children need more of outdoors?

Our recently published research sheds light on what young children might need more of in their outdoor learning environments. How do we stimulate well rounded play, physical activity, motor development and simply the joy of being outdoors? In a word … Continue reading

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Our research continues on re-natured outdoor early childhood spaces

Garden Drum’s Helen Young reports on the KinderGardenProject: Putting the Green Back into Kindergartens a collaboration between the City of Ballarat, Deakin University, Uniting Care, Flemings Nurseries and Eureka Community Kindergarten Association: Putting ‘garden’ back into kindergarten

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Nature-Outdoors Important for Children’s Emotional, Spiritual and Physical Wellbeing

Very happy to be part of the collaborative work between Fleming’s Nurseries, Mission Australia Early Learning, Deakin University City of Ballarat, ECKA, Uniting Care Ballarat connecting children to nature and the outdoors from a very early age: Kinder-gardens new focus for … Continue reading

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Brunswick to Ballarat – Car-free family holidays by bike

We’re a family of 4 living in Brunswick, Victoria bastion of bike culture; some might quip Melbourne’s answer to Amsterdam. With the help of bikes, good public transit and long-term membership of car-share company Flexicar we have been car-free for … Continue reading

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“Miracle Microgreens” – For Home, Early Childhood Settings and Schools

About 12 months ago I came across an article in Organic Gardener Magazine Jan/Feb 2012 by Justin Russell on Microgreens. Microgreens are a super fast super food that are easy to grow in a wide variety of containers, well suited … Continue reading

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Natural States – Embodiment Studies & Exploration

Here’s a workshop series that I am leading in Melbourne Australia at one of Melbourne’s leading edge cultural institutions: Dancehouse   Llewellyn NATURAL STATES – Embodiment Studies & Exploration 2012 Workshop Series with Llewellyn Wishart Natural States is an ongoing … Continue reading

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‘Nature Teaches Naturally’

Click on the link below to view or download an updated version of the original posting (Sept 9, 2010) reprinted here from Currents – A Journal of the Body-Mind Centering® Association Inc. Nature Teaches Naturally It can be cited as … Continue reading

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