CCEI April 2022 Newsletter
Nature-Based Learning
Outdoor play is an exciting part of the routine in most early learning programs. You can sense a change in the air as playground time approaches. Have you ever stopped to wonder why that is? Learn More
Benefits of
Nature-Based Learning
Materials for
Nature-Based Learning
Nature-Based Learning Tips
Director's Corner: Supporting Staff as They Enhance Nature-Based Learning Opportunities
Additional Articles
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CCEI Poll Results: March 2022 Newsletter
How much time do children get each day to explore nature in your program?
A. Over 2 hours
B. About 1 hour
C. Around 30 minutes
D. Less than 30 minutes
Nature Field Trip Planning

When planning field trips and nature walks, there are a few things that teachers should keep in mind. Decisions about the appropriateness of potential field trip sites and walking routes should be based on these questions. Learn more now!

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