Photo by: Cedarsong Forest Kindergarten
At Cedarsong Forest Kindergarten on Vashon Island, Washington, the forest is the classroom and the children guide the learning.
NAAEE is now accepting proposals for its 2014 Conference in Ottawa, Ontario.
Photo by: Rona Richter
See the trailer for a new DVD that tracks a year in the life of a forest kindergarten and looks into the important question of what it is that children need at that age.
Photo by Bob Bailie
Antioch University New England’s Department of Education will offer a certificate in nature preschool/forest kindergarten professional development.
The In Bloom in Boston: Best Practices in Urban Nature-Based Early Childhood Education conference will be held on Tuesday, May 13, at Mass Audubon’s Boston Nature Center in Mattapan, Massachusetts.
In Bloom: Promising Practices in Nature-Based Early Childhood Education, the third annual Nature Preschool/Forest Kindergarten Conference, will be held May 16-17 at Antioch University New England (AUNE).
The latest CDC obesity data, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, show a significant decline in obesity among children aged 2 to 5 years.
Chippewa Nature Center’s (CNC) Nature Preschool in Midland, Michigan is a high-quality early childhood program for 3- and 4-year olds that teaches children literacy, math, science, and social-emotional skills in the context of nature. The children regularly hike to wooded areas, ponds, fields, and the Homestead Farm.