We encourage children to find a sense of peace in the outdoors as they connect to self, develop an appreciation for the world around them, and recognize the interconnection between all living things.
We provide nature walks through parks while focusing on social and emotional development.
We focus on small moments that interest the children by fully engaging with all senses.
We value inquiry-based learning which is a form of active learning that starts by posing questions versus stating facts.
Teachers are intentional, respectful, and consider themselves to be partners in the process of learning.
We welcome all children and value inclusive environments where people are heard, respected, and empowered.
Foster the curiosity to learn and imagine through play.
Recognize the beauty of surroundings.
Build connection with nature and local wildlife.
Cultivate a positive and capable image of self.
Boost confidence & self-esteem.
Promote problem solving skills.
Children who play outside are more physically active, more creative in their play, less aggressive, and show better concentration.
Sixty minutes of daily unstructured free play is essential to children’s physical and mental health.