Nature Preschool Institute 2020 Registration
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Nature Preschool Institute 2020
Date/Time
Registration Begins
10/28/2019
Last Day To Register
5/18/2020
Age Requirement
Birthdate cannot be after 6/1/2002
Location
400 S Badour Rd
Midland, MI 48640, US
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This four-day workshop will provide early childhood educators with the information and skills to incorporate nature-based education approaches into daily preschool routines while maintaining the integrity of their curriculum. This workshop will be led by Madison Powell, Chippewa Nature Center’s (CNC) Nature Preschool Director, the team of Nature Preschool teachers and Rachel Larimore, owner of Samara Early Learning.

Topics will include:

  • Benefits of nature-based play
  • Real versus perceived outdoor risks
  • Naturalizing outdoor play areas
  • Integrating nature into indoor spaces
  • The real meaning of “dress for the weather”
  • Safely & effectively leading excursions to the “beyond”
  • Extending learning through studies
  • Seasonal large- and small-group activities to incorporate into the classroom
  • STEM in nature-based settings
  • Identifying the learning in nature-based play
  • Communicating with parents

25 SCECHs available (pending approval)

Cost
$400.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
No refunds will be issued after May 10, 2020. If CNC cancels this program for any reason (e.g., conditions are unfavorable), participants will receive a full refund.