Our Favourite Natural Playground Features For Physical Literacy With the average rate a child spends outdoors dropping every year due to sedentary lifestyles centered around technology, many children struggle with the effects of poor physical literacy. Basic skills, such as skipping, jumping, and throwing a ball are a challenge. This being a new reality, natural playgrounds… Continue reading Our Favourite Natural Playground Features For Physical Literacy
Fall is here and with the season comes a cornucopia of loose parts for learning through play. Unearthing Possibilities With Fall’s Loose Parts Fall is upon us, and with it comes a cornucopia of loose parts to encourage children to unearth the many possibilities that unstructured free play in nature can inspire. For our… Continue reading Unearthing Possibilities With Fall’s Loose Parts
Greeley, Colorado Residents Celebrate Woodbriar Park Grand Opening The grand opening of Woodbriar Park in Greeley, Colorado, on August 4 had a fantastic turnout. About 100 parents and children attended the unveiling of the revamped park that features an impressive natural playground designed by our team, and was much anticipated by youth and families in the community.… Continue reading Greeley, Colorado Residents Celebrate Woodbriar Park Grand Opening
Pop-Up Nature Play On Chicago’s South Side A Success! On August 4, our team had the rewarding experience of transforming a vacant lot on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, into a pop-up nature play space that welcomed local children. The event took place at a site slated for a permanent natural playground near the… Continue reading Pop-Up Nature Play On Chicago’s South Side A Success!
Rock painting is a fun and creative activity. Later in the season when constructing your garden, it can generate a sense of ownership and pride. Materials: Rocks; fist-size Acrylic paint Muffin tin for paints Paint brushes Wash bin filled with water and a towel Cups of water for rinsing paint brushes Rags for wiping up… Continue reading Rock Painting