A Natural Fit: Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds And TimberNook Partner To Promote Healthy Child Development Adam Bienenstock and Angela Hanscom Hamilton, Ont. / Barrington, N.H. – As global leaders in a growing movement to connect children to nature, Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds and TimberNook are thrilled to announce a partnership that will enhance the health and well-being of children in urban environments.… Continue reading A Natural Fit: Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds And TimberNook Partner To Promote Healthy Child Development
Jill Bienenstock helps out a child while cutting the branches off a used Christmas tree. For children, Christmas trees can still provide wonder and magic long after the holidays are over, says Jill Bienenstock, RECE and Education Director at Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds. Jill, who specializes in learning through nature play, is encouraging teachers, parents, and caregivers to… Continue reading Stumped On How To Reuse Your Christmas Tree?
The first of its kind natural play area is a fully accessible and fully sensory space that seamlessly integrates the stream and forest with innovative landform and natural play features. The project was designed and built by in collaboration with Valerian LLC, Naranjo Civil Constructors, Denver Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, and Denver Parks Department. Channel 4 News… Continue reading First Creek Park Natural Playground Officially Open
For educators and parents alike, it’s a natural compulsion to ensure the potential for all injuries on the playground is minimized. As adults, we often underestimate a child’s ability to independently govern risk. It’s not always easy for us to be hands-off and let children engage in risky play on the playground. But with that… Continue reading Risky Play Does Not Mean Hazardous Play
Society is losing its connection to nature. There’s a huge deficit in the amount of sensory engagement kids are getting in particular kids with disabilities. Listen in to Adam Bienenstock as he talks about universal accessibility and the importance of a full sensory nature experience for people of all ages and abilities. Universal accessibility goes beyond simply… Continue reading Connecting People Of All Ages And Abilities To Nature