At NAAEE's 2015 conference, early childhood education was deeply embedded throughout the program, demonstrating how far the field has come over the past 20 years.
This month, the outdoor education journal Taproot published this interview with Natural Start's director.
What do you get when you bring together nearly 100 nature-based educators, put them in a beautiful setting, and give them the tools to tell their stories? The Nature-Based Preschool National Conference! See highlights from 2015.
Fairy villages are well known for inspiring wonder in children, but they're often overlooked as an educational tool. From helping children develop fine motor skills to promoting cooperation, communication, and teamwork, these villages for very small people offer big educational benefits.
Author and Nature Preschool Director Rachel A. Larimore shares her summer adventures on Claire Warden's Scotland study tour of nature kindergartens.
Preschool teacher Catherine Koons Hubbard reflects on perfect autumn days spent outside painting with children.
The Walt Disney Company is supporting a major new effort to connect families to nature through zoos and aquariums. New grants for nature play programs will be available soon.
Fiddleheads Forest School has developed an internship program that it is helping student teachers, children, educators, and families. Learn how they're doing it, and how you can, too.
By integrating the two seemingly opposed areas of nature and technology, we can create an opportunity for young children to become both environmentally and technologically literate.
In the heart of Chicago, a small nature center has taken a big leap into providing space for unstructured nature play for city residents.