Outdoor play supports infant and toddler health, development, and learning. Explore strategies and standards for strengthening young children's connection to the outdoors while keeping them safe.
Learn about benefits of outdoor time for infants and toddlers. Find suggestions for creating outdoor play spaces, safety considerations, and strategies and policies to support quality infant-toddler programming.
Learn how to use ideas from nature to teach language and literacy in the classroom.
Find out how to use the natural world as a learning tool to improve outcomes for young children in your classroom.
Explore the important role of the garden as a place for play, inquiry, and building relationships.
In this video, explore ways to use ideas from nature to encourage science learning.
Nature play is important for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, families, staff, and communities. Watch this video series, and apply the resources to plan successful nature-based activities.
Learn how to use the natural world as a learning tool to improve outcomes for young children in your center.