Outdoor Environments and Nature Activities

Collection by Michelle Justice

Nature Craft: Painting Patterns using Nature - perfect Earth Day activity! Nature Activities, Preschool Activities, Toddler Crafts, Crafts For Kids, Craft Kids, Naidoc Week Activities, Aus Day, Wildlife Day, Kindergarten

Painting with Nature: Create beautiful patterns and textures

Nature can be used in a variety of ways and painting with nature not only creates fantastic patterns on paper but it's fun too!

Sugar Grove Nature Center is proud to announce that our nature play area, Imagination Grove, was recently highlighted in the Association of . Outdoor Education, Outdoor Learning, Outdoor Play Spaces, Outdoor Fun, Risk Reward, Natural Playground, Outdoor Classroom, Forest School, Nature Center

Risk and Reward in Nature Play | Ecology Global Network

All parents want their children to be safe, but our strict standards - no risks, no injuries – are now being applied to children’s nature play.

You may have heard the term forest school, forest kindergarten or nature-based preschool. But what is forest school, exactly? Nature Based Preschool, Nature Activities, Learning Activities, Outdoor Activities, Summer Activities, Family Activities, Outdoor Classroom, Outdoor School, A Classroom

A Classroom with No Walls: The Power of Outdoor Learning -

The forest school movement is sweeping across North America. Here's how children can benefit from natureplay and outdoor learning.

Outdoor Math Games for Fall: Sorting and Counting with Natural Materials Preschool Learning Activities, Toddler Preschool, Kids Learning, Fun Activities, Outdoor Learning, Outdoor Education, Learning Numbers, Math For Kids, Learning Through Play

Preschool Counting Practice with Nature

Preschool Counting Practice with Nature for Preschoolers! Outdoor math games for preschoolers using natural materials. Use nature to sort by number!

Literacy Spot 10 Pre-Writing Activities for Under Preschool Writing, Preschool Learning, Toddler Preschool, Early Learning, Toddler Activities, Kids Learning, Teaching, Everyday Activities, Preschool Ideas

Pre-Writing Activities for Under 5s: Literacy Spot #32

When you think about the control required to hold a pencil and direct it to form letters it is easy to see why activities that strengthen/train the muscles in the hand and fingers are so important.

The Ultimate Toys: Dirt and Water – Eyes On Heaven – natural playground ideas Summer Preschool Activities, Nature Activities, Sensory Activities, Sensory Play, Movement Activities, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Learning Spaces, Outdoor Education, Natural Playground

The Ultimate Toys: Dirt and Water - Eyes On Heaven

Here are 15 natural play ideas involving dirt and water for your kids. They'll learn, explore and have fun into the bargain.

I write a lot about outdoor classroom ideas. This post includes 75 fun and intriguing activities for the Montessori Outdoor Classroom. Nature Activities, Craft Activities For Kids, Classroom Activities, Outdoor Activities, Classroom Ideas, Preschool Ideas, Learning Activities, Teaching Ideas, Outdoor Education

20+ Outdoor Activities that Preschoolers Will LOVE

Welcome! This post includes over 20 Amazing Outdoor Education Activities for Preschoolers & Kindergarteners that even ADULTS will love!

Amber Greene of Happy Crafty Family shares some of her family's favourite ways to play outdoors! Kids Outdoor Play, Outdoor Play Spaces, Backyard Play, Outdoor Activities For Kids, Outdoor Learning, Outdoor Fun, Fun Activities, Outdoor Ideas, Outdoor Classroom

11 Fun Ways to Encourage Your Kids to Play Outdoors - Childhood101

In this guest post Amber Greene of Happy Crafty Family shares some of her family’s favourite ways to play outdoors! I’ve been a mum for almost 20 years and I’ve been a kindergarten teacher for decades but it wasn’t until my own little boys (aged 6 and 1) came along that I truly valued time […]

Art and Creativity: Art in the Outdoor Classroom - Portable Drawing Boards Ready to go Nature Activities, Outdoor Classroom, Outdoor Learning, Outdoor Areas, Early Childhood, Art Lessons, Teaching, Education, Creativity

Art in the Outdoor Classroom

Recently I attended an Outdoor Classroom conference at Child Educational Center in Pasadena, and took photographs of their outdoor areas. Th...