Nature Based Learning and Development

It's a Beautiful Life

Children and the outdoors just go together - naturally! Outdoor play fosters connections with nature for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, families, staff, and communities. The benefits of active play in the natural world are endless. Current research indicates that children who regularly play outdoors are healthier, smarter, and happier. So what are you waiting for? Let's expand those walls and take it outside!

Last Reviewed: June 2010

Last Updated: October 3, 2014