I will be joining the staff of Chippewa Nature Center's Nature Preschool in facilitating this four-day workshop. The Institute allows preschool educators to see the teachers and students in action (three of the four mornings) while also learning about the philosophy and nature-based teaching practices. You'll walk away with the information and skills to incorporate nature-based concepts into daily preschool routines while maintaining the integrity of their best practice curriculum. Topics will include:
- Benefits of Nature Play
- Real versus perceived outdoor risks
- Naturalizing outdoor play areas
- Integrating nature into indoor spaces
- Seasonal activities to incorporate into the classroom
Fee ($400) includes snacks, lunches, handouts & take-home resources. Michigan SCECHs available (pending approval). Each day runs 8:30am to 4:30pm.
To register call Chippewa Nature Center at 989-631-0830 or visit www.chippewanaturecenter.org. (Registration will be open January 2.) If you have any questions, contact Madison Powell at 989-631-0830 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also download the flyer here.