Author Archives: Daniel Burton

Daniel is the co-director of Educated by nature; a teacher, nature educator, ukulele player, singer and advocate for children.

Translating the research on play

An international conference that gathers passionate play professionals from all around the world – what’s not to love about that concept? The prospect of being part of this global network and world-wide conversation on play was one we couldn’t pass up, and being provided the opportunity to present two workshops at the conference made the…

Sing-a-Long: Rain

Another instalment of Educated by Nature Sing-a-long! This is a song very dear to our hearts. It was written by one of our dear friends (and original Educated by Nature team member, Jessica Taylor) and was a huge hit at our Mud Pies Nature Playgroups. It’s now a song that is adored by Daniel’s nieces…

Sing-a-Long: The Bear Song

Daniel’s at it again! This time it’s the Bear Song, another hit from our days of running KIN Village Junior (our program for 4 – 7 year olds and their parents). It’s a wonderful song that would get the whole group singing call and response. So much fun!