Natalie is a veteran early years teacher, a mother of three, and the co-creator of Muddy Smiles – a site dedicated to children’s play. She taught children for over 8-years, specializing in music. During this time she experienced the best and worst of what mainstream education offers. This inspired a deep interest in pedagogical systems and how can we intentionally design children’s education to be effective, kind and whole-person focused.
Articles by Natalie Grant
Early education must put whole child development first
“Too few educators are making a commitment to the practices of whole child development. This is more than a missed opportunity, especially during early education. It’s a travesty,” says Natalie Grant, a veteran early years teacher, a mother of three, and the co-creator of Muddy Smiles - a site dedicated to children’s play.
by Natalie Grant