Small Wonders is an educational consulting company
specializing in nature and science for early childhood. Services include:
Patty’s book, Early Childhood Activities for a Greener Earth is available now!
Activities for a Greener Earth
My book on kids and nature
My blog on kids and nature
the moms our children need, the women we want to be
Science classes, teacher workshops and more
Resources, research, and news
Learn about Minnesota's native flora and fauna
Helping create a healthier world for our children
A resource for everything “green”
Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge in Minnesota
Children need nature! It has been shown that time spent in nature reduces stress, fosters creativity and confidence, and strengthens bonds between children and the natural world.
Children are naturally curious and inquisitive, and your approach to science teaching will set the stage for later years of positive, joyful learning. It starts with a sense of wonder and grows.