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Webinar: Nature Days in K-3 Classrooms

What does nature-based learning look like in public K-3 classrooms across North America? Tune into a free webinar on December 12, 2018, to find out! Read More

Save the Date for Our 2019 Conference: July 31-August 3

Join us in Manchester, NH, for engaging presentations, experiential workshops, site tours, and professional networking with nature-based early childhood professionals from around the country and beyond. Read More

Early Childhood Environmental Education at 2018 NAAEE Conference

Are you planning to participate in the North American Association for Environmental Education's 47th Annual Conference (Oct 9-13, 2018)? Check out these sessions with a focus on the youngest audiences. Read More

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Let Me Take Your Hand

The recently published "A Forest Days Handbook" demonstrates that young children can learn their letters and numbers AND get stronger, healthier, and more resilient in a nature-based learning environment. Read More

Member Spotlight

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Bija is a holistic early childhood program in New York with a focus on mindfulness, the arts, social justice work, food, and farming. Its founder and director, Lauren Maples, shares some tips and examples for incorporating mindfulness into any early childhood program. Read More