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Connecting People Of All Ages And Abilities To Nature

Connecting People Of All Ages And Abilities To Nature

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

The Importance Of Allowing Children To Assess Risk

The Importance Of Allowing Children To Assess Risk

We spent the day in Fredericton, New Brunswick teaching a group of childhood educators, landscape designers and horticulturists about the benefits of risky play. This workshop featured a series of log-based games and exercises designed to teach attendees about the importance of allowing children to assess their own risk.  Catch some highlights of the workshop… Continue reading The Importance Of Allowing Children To Assess Risk

Kids playing outdoor

Have You Noticed That Kids Aren’t Spending As Much Time Outdoors Anymore?

Have you noticed that kids aren’t spending as much time outdoors anymore? It’s no secret that with increased exposure to accessible technology children are spending less time outdoors rolling down hills, climbing trees or nature playing and more time engaging with screens. Angela Hanscom from TimberNook recently sat down with the Exceptional Parenting Podcast to talk about how outdoor… Continue reading Have You Noticed That Kids Aren’t Spending As Much Time Outdoors Anymore?