January 16, 2019 - Preschool, Preschool News

At the Nature Preschool, we relish time to play and explore in nature, no matter the weather. We play in rain, in puddles, in heat, and chill, and on some magical amazing days we play in SNOW!  This week while most area schools were closed due to the 3” of snow, the Nature Preschool was… Read more »

Harvest Moon

October 27, 2017 - Preschool News

The Harvest Moon By Rose Brusaferro “For the child… it is not half so important to know as to feel.” – Rachel Carson We used September to get settled in; Fireflies, Ferns, Luna Moths, Mayapples, Wooly Bears, and Snails are now inaugurated into a close-knit Nature Preschool family. We’ve played away the jitters of starting… Read more »

Arts-Integration at The Nature Preschool

July 22, 2014 - Preschool News

As early childhood programs go, it’s no surprise that our educational approach is unique. Daily outdoor learning and child-led exploration, in all weather, is hard to come by in most preschool settings. With unstructured, child-directed play and exploration as the cornerstone of what we do in The Nature Preschool, it’s also no surprise that creative arts… Read more »

The Nature Preschool is NAEYC Accredited!

July 7, 2014 - Preschool News

It is a daunting task to justify the value of nature-based learning despite the enormous body of research to substantiate it. When stacked up against other early childhood education (ECE) programs, how does nature-based learning measure up? Is it really as valuable as other ECE programs? Challenging Educational Norms |  Since establishing The Nature Preschool… Read more »

Oh Happy Day! School Starts Up Again!

September 10, 2012 - About this Blog..., Preschool News

Thanks to all of you that attended the Preschool Family Orientation! What a fun way to start up our school year! The gentle rain made for a muddy scavenger hunt with many laughs that followed in the classrooms. If you are a new parent to our program, check out this link to learn more about our weekly… Read more »

The Nature Preschool Blog is Here!

August 29, 2011 - About this Blog..., Preschool News

Welcome to The Nature Preschool blog! This is where we post weekly updates to fill you in on our learning adventures. Here’s what you will find: This Week’s Adventures: Here’s where we’ll share the topic and goal of the week. Favorite Activities: This will highlight our best-loved activities throughout the week. There are always too many… Read more »