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The Nature Preschool at Irvine Nature Center

Rooted in Nature: Nature Preschool Conference Nourishes Teachers

The Nature Preschool Conference at Maryland's Irvine Nature Center will be held June 6-8, 2014 and offers an opportunity to recharge and network with other early childhood environmental education professionals. Read More

Five Ideas for Making the Most of Mud

Spring is mud season, and while most children heartily embrace it, parents and teachers can be wary of the mess or unsure of the benefits. Read More

Nature Preschool Educators: A Professional Conference Just for You!

Kalamazoo Nature Center is hosting a conference in August specifically designed for nature-based preschool staff and administrators. Read More

Member Spotlight

Photo by: Megan Guare

Kindergarten students at Newington Elementary wanted to green their school, and they literally took matters into their own hands. The students worked together with their teacher to turn a bare, muddy patch of ground in front of their school into a welcoming garden. Read More