Inside 

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  • Short texts to encourage word recognition and reading

  • Extension activities for older and very curious children

  • Activities to promote co-ordination and development of gross and fine motor skills

  • Use of full body and mind exercises that can be adapted to suit the individual

  • Incorporates BSL, uses a Dyslexie font and organic colours to prevent over stimulation

  • Themed magazine using natural illustrations of plants and animals

  • Embeds permaculture ethics and principles and the interconnectedness of all living and nonliving things

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Inside Issue 1

Issue 1 takes an in-depth look at Trees and encourages individuals to use all their senses when approaching trees and to really experience being in nature.

The 'Trees are Awesome' story has been written specifically for this issue by Penguin published author Jen Carney. The story shows that nature can provide food, shelter, fun activities and inspire the imagination.

Various fun activities and games encourage the use of fine and gross motor skills and promote balance and calm such as the patterns in nature, spiral drawing and yoga.

Inside Issue 2

Issue 2 takes a look at the colder seasons. It has an underlying theme relating to resilience and finding the light in the dark. It looks at stars as the representative of the radial symmetry pattern in nature.

This issue sees competition winners featuring as the yoga child and the story characters.  The environment warrior section features the entries sent in to Twigs magazine.

 

The ‘The Camping Trip’ story has been written specifically for this issue by Penguin published author Jen Carney. The story shows how natural resources and experiencing the sky at night can provide fun activities, inspire the imagination and teach children about nocturnal creatures and to see the light in the dark.

Various fun activities and games encourage the use of fine and gross motor skills and promote balance and calm such as the patterns in nature, craft pages and yoga.