About Elvy – Author

Hello Nature Lovers, Families, and Early Childhood Educators, I’m Elvy, creator of the Nature’s Pages website and nature experiences. I am a nature lover, enjoy romping in nature with my family, and using nature themes for poetry, music, and art. I want to give you a snapshot of who I am and what my story…

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Where Did All the Children Go?

By Juraj Varga from Pixabay While driving to and from an appointment recently, I observed the barren school properties, void of the vibrant children who are the reason for their existence. As I thought about the situation, the following prose-poem came to mind. By Huckleberry from Pixabay School yard empty classrooms vacant halls silenced swings…

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Nature Musings and Poems

Taking a stroll on the Warren Dunes at Lake Michigan At heart, I’m a Nature Lover, and this is reflected in most of my creative endeavors. I also enjoy singing and listening to the music and sounds of nature. At Lake Michigan with my lap harp The harp is my favorite instrument, which I’m learning…

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I Believe in The Wonder of Childhood! Lessons from the child’s View.

Image by Bessi from Pixabay Today, I want to share with you two brief recollections of my experiences providing speech therapy to three children, and the impact they left with me. As a speech-language pathologist working with young children my goal is to assist them in becoming effective communicators. For most children, learning to communicate…

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On the Train: Thinking by rail

By GoranH on Pixabay I enjoy train rides and observing the countryside as the train winds it’s way over the tracks. This free-verse poem was created as I observed my fellow passengers. Lots of chitter chatter Interspersed with occasional laughter Some resting Some lost in the woods of their own thoughts By Larisa-K on Pixabay…

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Making the Most of the Natural World: Enjoy these 6 Benefits

jmanuelito on Pixabay; Text by Elvy Rolle Nature is ever fresh and unfolding from the Creator. It’s the gift that keeps giving all year long. Nature provides a myriad of spaces and places to explore. It’s teeming with life, diversity, and beauty, changing from day-to-day. Appreciation of Nature’s gifts makes life more enjoyable and meaningful….

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Time: Nature’s Moments to Relive

As I walked around my neighborhood recently, I observed the many versions of springtime yard and home beautification. These seemed to be expressions of joy, hope, and health. I created this story poem, in part, as a reflection on some of these scenes. Time meanders through my garden And sometimes stands still with me No…

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Picture Book Reading – The Natural World: Part 4

Every child deserves good books: your vivacious-energetic preschooler. Here’s the concluding part of this introductory series on how to use nature-themed picture books to present the natural world to young children, from the womb and beyond. This final part focuses on your preschooler, ending with some thoughts on nature and the family. The boundless energy…

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