Small Wonders

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Organization
Resource Person
Curriculum
Course/Workshop
Abstract: 

Nurturing connections between children and nature

Small Wonders is an educational consulting company specializing in nature and science for early childhood. Services include:

  • Teacher workshops
  • Nature education
  • Inquiry-based science
  • Teaching residencies
  • Curriculum development
  • Using nature to cross disciplines
  • Building literacy through science and nature
  • Nature play area/natural schoolyard consultations
  • Assistance with site design and use planning
  • Owner and Educator, Patty Born Selly has been involved in nature and science education for over a decade. Patty has a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Education through Metropolitan State University's First College and a Master's Degree in Education, with a focus on Natural Sciences and Environmental Education from Hamline University.

    Her accomplishments include:

  • Curriculum development and education planning for early childhood and early elementary grades; as well as upper elementary and middle school
  • Teacher training on science education for early childhood (clients include Childrens Home Society and Family Services, Head Start)
  • Teaching residencies in grades K-6 as a naturalist-in-residence and environmental educator
  • Teacher of early childhood and homeschool science classes at the Science Museum of Minnesota
  • Instructor for Graduate school at Hamline's Center for Global Environmental Education
  • Fees vary based on desired service. For more information visit http://www.smallwondersmn.com

    Author: 
    Patty Born Selly
    Topic Areas: 
    Education
    Natural Sciences
    Environmental Sciences
    Outdoor Recreation
    Target Audience: 
    Early Childhood
    Families
    Teachers
    Grades Pre K-6
    Geographic Location: 
    All Minnesota
    Metro
    Fee: 
    Yes
    Cost: 
    Call for more information.
    Library loan: 
    No
    Is training required?: 
    No
    Seasonal: 
    No
    Contact(s) or order information.: 

    Patty Born Selly
    Small Wonders
    Patty@SmallWondersMN.com
    612.501.5179
    http://www.smallwondersmn.com

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