Early Childhood Workshops
Project Learning Tree
Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood: Developed with preschool educators and early childhood specialists, Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood includes over 130 experiences that engage children in outdoor play and exploration and is specifically designed for educators who work with children ages three to six. Topics include exploring nature with five senses, meeting neighborhood trees, and experiencing trees through the seasons. An accompanying music CD features songs from children’s musician Billy B. Brennan that encourages children to sing, dance, and move.
Early Childhood Guide coming in 2017!
Growing Up WILD
Project Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program for ages 3-7 that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Through a wide range of activities and experiences,Growing Up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world and lifelong social and academic skills.
The activity guide, Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children:
•Is written especially for early childhood educators of children ages 3-7.
•Features 27 field-tested, hands-on, nature-based, ready-made thematic units and over 400 experiences in a full-color 11”x17” activity guide.
•Includes outdoor explorations, scientific inquiry, art projects, music and movement, conservation activities, reading and math connections and “Healthy Me” dovetailing with the Let’s Move Campaign.
•Involves social, emotional, physical, language, and cognitive domains to help foster learning and development in all areas.
•Supports developmentally appropriate practice allowing children to learn at levels that are individually, socially, and culturally appropriate.
•Is correlated to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Standards and the Head Start Domains.