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August 12, 2015 Lesley Romanoff

Find Your Answers Outdoors at Lauko and Miško darželiai

This hole though, with its perfectly straight edges and depth, oh the depth was exactly child-sized and you could see that the connection it would bring to the basic and very dear element of Earth would be there.

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August 3, 2015 Lesley Romanoff

A Frog and a Snail; Playing at Lauko Darželis

We walk alongside children with our play. It is like dropping breadcrumbs and sometimes making the decision to change out breadcrumbs for pebbles, shells, sticks, or in this case, Unnur set out snail shells.

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July 31, 2015 Lesley Romanoff

Jump! The Earth Will Catch You; Trust at Lauko Darželis

He jumped, trusting that the Earth would catch him. Zilvinas Karpis, founder of the first outdoor school in Lithuania, shared how he knew he would create a place for children to return to nature and the play opportunities it offers.

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