Friday, 10 December 2010

Merry Christmas

The legend says that on New Year’s Eve in the late 1800s, a group of lumberjacks, working in a remote camp in the frozen north of Quebec yearned to celebrate the New Year with their loved ones. They were too far away from home. The river was frozen and swirling snow made travelling by horse impossible. The only choice they had was to ride home in a flying canoe.
What a lovely low-carbon way of travelling at Christmas!

Stories and legends, passed on from one generation to another, are a wonderful starting point to explore the world around us and to discuss changes that have taken place over the years.

Follow my monthly blog next year for ideas on how to explore with young children the world around us and to introduce environmental issues in a positive way.

A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.