The First Six

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Wildwood is…firing up the spirit!

How can creating fire support your child’s development of emotional intelligence and self-esteem?   Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. EI is the key to success in life.   In his ground-breaking book, Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman believes ...

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Wildwood is…seeing the forest for the trees!

How can big body play support your child’s development of emotional intelligence and self-esteem?   Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. EI is the key to success in life.   In his ground-breaking book, Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman ...

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Wildwood is…for the love of mud!

How can mud play support your child’s development of emotional intelligence and self-esteem?   Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. EI is the key to success in life.   In his ground-breaking book, Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman reminds ...

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Wildwood is…pond-delicious!

How can pond exploration support your child’s development of emotional intelligence and self-esteem?   Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. EI is the key to success in life.   In his ground-breaking book, Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman tells ...

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Wildwood is…at the Water’s Edge

How can playing among the pebbles at the water’s edge support your child’s development of emotional intelligence and self-esteem?   Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. EI is the key to success in life.   In his ground-breaking ...

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Wildwood is… for the Birds!

How does a hike on the trails, to feed birds, support your child’s development of emotional intelligence and self-esteem?   Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. EI is the key to success in life.   In his ground-breaking ...

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What is Visual Literacy? Take a Look!

Visual literacy is the ability to understand and create meaning through pictures, graphs, charts, maps and other images.   Photos, drawings, facial expression and body language help us understand spoken and printed words. Images also explain information clearly. Where would we be without maps, day planners, and illustrated instructions for making crafts or assembling new ...

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Learning Through Artistic Expression    

All young children need to take part in forms of artistic expression. So-called “innate talent” is not required!        Young children are competent, curious and playful. They love to explore their world through creative activities like play-acting, dancing, music and painting.   Play-acting helps children gain the language skills needed for self-expression and learning ...

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Come Walk in My Moccasins

A FREE monthly e-newsletter for parents and educators of young children   Are you interested in sharing First Nations, Inuit and Métis stories and teachings with your young children?     Each month Come Walk in My Moccasins highlights:   Indigenous culture and teachings Culturally appropriate children's books Audio and video clips Language lessons Traditional ...

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Children Love Games!

As Fall takes hold, and darkness settles in earlier than ever, you may be looking for new activities to fill your evenings. How about family games nights?   Young children love to play games with their parents. Playing games is a great way to practice early reading skills, learn about taking turns and have fun together. ...

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