Environmental Inquiry

One area our entire team is very passionate about is outdoor learning. We believe that children need generous amounts of outdoor time to explore, play, create and wonder about the world around them.   We are so fortunate to have a huge outdoor area that accommodates all types of learning.  We think of our outdoor space as… Continue reading Environmental Inquiry

The Benefits of Risky and Rough Play

Most mornings, our playground structure is teeming with bodies.  There are children climbing, sliding, crawling and jumping.  A teacher stands nearby and observes a small group of children navigate who will use the slide. "I'm climbing up right now. Can you wait for me?" "Yes! When you get to the top, then I will slide… Continue reading The Benefits of Risky and Rough Play