The movement to connect young children with nature continues to grow, as more parents and educators become passionate about bringing learning outdoors and letting children explore outside the bounds of traditional lessons. In the full-color Learning Is in Bloom, teachers and caregivers will find 40 hands-on activities effective in engaging young children in investigating nature, both indoors and outdoors, on the school grounds, and on excursions around the neighborhood. Through fostering a love of nature, the activities promote all areas of early childhood education and development.
Readers will learn how to support child-directed explorations within all kinds of learning in a nature-rich setting, including:
- Science Investigations
- Mathematical Thinking
- Art Explorations
- Literacy Development