Nature-Based Learning and Development

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.

News You Can Use: Outdoor Spaces

This News You Can Use is full of ideas about how to create outdoor spaces that are engaging for infants, toddlers, and their families. Early Head Start teachers and home visitors may use this resource to set up spaces for families using community resources such as parks, gardens, and nearby schools.

News You Can Use: Take It Inside

Going outside is one of the best ways to connect children with nature. However, sometimes bringing nature inside offers exciting experiences for infants and toddlers. Use this News You Can Use to spark creative ideas for natural items that can be used inside with young children.