How a day of animal tracking turned into a weeks-long inquiry that built sensory experience, critical thinking, and determination in a class of four-year-old inventors.
We looked back across the year to see what most engaged our community across some of our digital platforms in 2015.
The Children and Nature Network uses Family Nature clubs to break down common barriers to getting families out in nature on a regular basis. Find out how you can create a Family Nature Club in your community.
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.