Nature preschools and forest kindergartens : the handbook for outdoor learning

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Nature preschools and forest kindergartens : the handbook for outdoor learning

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Description

Environmental education expert David Sobel joins with a variety of colleagues to share their experiences and steps for creating a successful forest kindergarten program. Nature Preschools and Forest Kindergartens walks you through the European roots of the concept to the recent resurgence of these kinds of programs in North America.

Going well beyond a history lesson, these experts provide the framework to understand the concepts and build a learning community that stimulates curiosity and inquisitiveness in a natural environment. This helpful guide provides the curriculum, ideas, and guidance needed to foster special gifts in children. It also gives you the nuts and bolts of running a successful nature preschool business, such as potential obstacles, staff and curriculum design, best practices for success, site and facility management, and business planning.

ISBN

9781605544298

Publication Date

2016

Publisher

Redleaf Press

City

St. Paul, MN

Keywords

education, early childhood education, elementary education, nature study, outdoor education, education curricula, preschool and kindergarten, teaching methods

Disciplines

Early Childhood Education | Education | Elementary Education | Outdoor Education