I recently wrote a post at Living Montessori Now about helping kids avoid nature-deficit disorder through Montessori-inspired outdoor activities. But it isn’t just kids who can have nature-deficit disorder. Richard Louv first coined the term “nature-deficit disorder” in the 2005 book Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder. In a more recent article, “Get Your Mind Dirty” at Outside Online, Louv says that adults as well as children are suffering from lack of time in nature. He writes: “In the book, I introduced the term
Here’s a word-art freebie from a Kahlil Gibran quote that I love for Earth Day: “And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” The Prophet To download word art, click here, then right click on the image and choose “Save Picture As . . .” Background image by bloodmars. I have lots of word-art inspiration at the Raising Figure Skaters Facebook page and on Pinterest!