• Nature-Based Preschool National Conference
  • In the Spotlight: Seattle Children's PlayGarden
  • Put Your Program on the Map!
  • Program Considerations for Establishing a Nature Preschool

Bright Ideas

Your STEM Questions Answered

Fiddleheads Forest School follows up with educators to answer questions about STEM teaching in the outdoors. Read More

New Grant Commits $1.75 Million to Support Outdoor Learning in Colorado

The Colorado Health Foundation has awarded the National Wildlife Federation and partners funds to support Early Childhood Health Outdoors, an initiative to bring naturalized outdoor spaces to early childhood education centers across Colorado. Read More

Books for Exploring Winter Environments

We've collected some of our favorite books for exploring winter environments with young children--from snowy cities streets to hushed forests at night. Read More

Feature Story

Becoming an Advocate for Children

Do you want to become an advocate for young children? Learn three key lessons that will help you harness the power of your inner advocate. Read More

Member Spotlight

The Environmental Nature Center is developing Newport Beach, California’s first nature-based preschool. Although students will do most of their learning and playing outside, when they do spend time inside, it will be in a sustainable “green building” certified by the US Green Building Council. Read More