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8 Ways To Help Fund Your Natural Playground

Did you know that there are a number of options when it comes to funding your natural playground? Today, fundraising is more competitive than ever before, and it requires a sophisticated, strategic approach. Fortunately, we’ve raised millions of dollars for hundreds of natural playgrounds around the world and can help guide you through this process.… Continue reading 8 Ways To Help Fund Your Natural Playground

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Give Children A Break: Keep Children Focused Through Free Play

Here at Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds, we’ve been buzzing to discuss this topic with you!  Often in life, the simplest solution is best, and for improving cognition in children, it’s true. As educators, we’ve all heard of the concept of a “Brain Break” — a quick, usually unscheduled activity to help your class refocus in the middle of… Continue reading Give Children A Break: Keep Children Focused Through Free Play

Unearthing Possibilities With Fall's Loose Parts

The World Is Your Canvas. Using Outdoor Play To Promote Creativity

Creativity is born of the freedom to express yourself. When we let our imagination steer us away from the rigidity of the classroom and into our ‘wonder-lands’, we give creativity a chance to drive the experience. It’s food for the soul no matter how many years young you are today.  Creativity is the direct by-product… Continue reading The World Is Your Canvas. Using Outdoor Play To Promote Creativity

Playground designer introduces children from the community to the wonders of nature play.

Playscape To Harness The Healing Power Of Nature Play

Playscape To Harness The Healing Power Of Nature Play   This month, our team proudly participated in the ground breaking of a unique natural playground and healing garden at Pathstone Mental Health in St. Catharines, Ont. “Once complete, this project will be the first, and best, example of a children’s mental-health facility in Canada harnessing the power… Continue reading Playscape To Harness The Healing Power Of Nature Play

Girl Guides’ Natural Playground

Girl Guides’ Playground Restored Five Years After Flood

Girl Guides’ Playground Restored Five Years After Flood Five years after a flood destroyed the Cochrane Girl Guides’ playground, our team was thrilled to partner with the organization to design a natural playscape for its camp in Cochrane, AB. Camp Jubilee sits on 35 hectares of untouched nature along the Bow River, and serves as… Continue reading Girl Guides’ Playground Restored Five Years After Flood