What happens when you want to offer early childhood nature programming but don’t have the space, personnel, or other resources to run a full-scale nature preschool? One answer may lie in short-form programming such as nature playdates.
We are looking for an early childhood environmental education discussion group moderator. This is a paid opportunity to share and create content that advances ECEE and supports professionals in the field.Read More
How do nature-based early learning programs support growth across the development domains and foster skills that prepare students for kindergarten? Join Natural Start Alliance members to discuss this topic in an upcoming webinar and Twitter chat.Read More
Nature-based preschools and kindergartens continue to rise in popularity in the United States. A national survey of nature-based early childhood educators conducted in 2017 identified more than 250 nature preschools and forest kindergartens operating across the country.Read More
Summer brings a change of pace to our lives as nature-based early childhood educators. How do we make the most of it to practice self-care, reflect on our work, and come back in the fall rejuvenated and reaffirmed in our commitment to nature-based teaching?Read More
At Child's Play Family Child Care in Connecticut, children and adults are invited into an outdoor play and learning space that's Nature Explore certified and created to nurture both children and adults.Read More