• Rediscovering the Heart of Teaching During COVID-19
  • Member Spotlight: Eyes of the World Nature Immersion
  • Out of the Vault: Stories that Feel Relevant Today
  • Put Your Program on the Map!

Bright Ideas

Tiny Essay Series Wrap Up

As a way to stay connected, we asked nature-based professionals to share how they were feeling, good or bad, in 500 characters or less. Read these tiny essays for a glimpse at how the field is coping with quarantine. Read More

Natural Start COVID-19 Forums

Natural Start has organized several forums for nature-based early learning professionals to discuss happening across the field and think together about where we are and where we're going. Read More

Out of the Vault: Stories that Feel Relevant Today

Enjoy re-reading these stories from the Natural Start archives with a fresh perspective. Read More

Feature Story

Rediscovering the Heart of Teaching During COVID-19

Nature-based educators across the country are adapting how they teach and connect with young children. In this month's Feature, Adrienne Hofmann tells the story of how educators at Juniper Hill School adapted and found light and hope in their new approach. Read More

Member Spotlight

At Dondero Elementary, Forest Fridays began with just two classrooms exploring the wooded area behind their school. Today, more than half of the schools' classes participate and the two teachers who started the program hope sharing their experience can help others begin similar programs in public schools. Read More