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Recommended Reading: A New Class of Earth Explorers

Though there are many technological temptations keeping kids indoors, more outdoor education programs are emerging across the country to help children learn about their natural surroundings. The Earth Explorers program based out of 10 different community centers around the city of Rochester, NY is one such program that runs weekly activities for children year round…

Recommended Reading: Bringing Education and Nature Together

For many students today the school day consists of sitting indoors at a desk, staring at photocopied worksheets and the blackboard. But for the students at CA Frost Environmental Sciences Academy in Grand Rapids, MI, education isn’t confined to inside. The school sits right next to a nature preserve, so teachers can help bring more…

Recommended Reading: The Natural Way to Learn and Play

What preschool-aged child wouldn’t love to spend their school day climbing trees and playing in the dirt? Nature-based education allows for curriculum that supports those activities as well as positive emotional and cognitive development, reigniting the spark between youth and the natural world. And recently, there’s more research that suggests that children benefit both physically…

"A quiet place. My soul grows still. This, indeed, is a balm for the weary, a shelter for the beaten. I am so grateful for this sacred space. I am now renewed."

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