How can child care licensing regulations change to support outdoor play? We have created a report that details what regulations should change with the research to support the recommendation. Read the summary report or the full paper.
Get Outside and Play offers workshops, coaching and consulting services to early childhood educators, teachers and communities. Children need to be outside where they are more physically active, connected to nature and develop community connections. Adults, especially in the early years, are the gatekeepers to outdoor play for children, we need to find ways to bring it back in our schools, child care programs and communities.
This book is full of 50 ideas/curiosity triggers developed with the goal of encouraging children to explore, discover and connect with nature. At the same time, they are meant to inspire you , the educator, to experiment and be creative when teaching in outdoor environments and with natural elements.