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Loose Parts Nature Play

Dec 7, 2019

Our relationships with other-than-human beings can have a profoundly positive impact on our health, our spirit, and our sense of inclusiveness in the world.

--Richard Louv


Play is a form of enchantment, bringing us out of ourselves and offering a deeper understanding of another creature, an expanded experience, and,...

Nov 23, 2019

Intaking Loose Parts

  1. Ask! Be specific. Advertise.
  2. Designate a collecting place.
  3. Inspect for safety hazards and applicability.
  4. Clean.
  5. Sort.
  6. Containerize. Make it visual.
  7. Store.
  8. Rotate.
  9. Consider your maintenance plan.

We believe that every child knows how to play, and needs only time, space, opportunity and maybe a...

Nov 8, 2019

"Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life."

John Muir



Oct 27, 2019

Scrapstore Playpod


More natural options from Evergreen Canada:


Temporary and Mobile Nature Play options:


Outdoor Classrooms:

Oct 11, 2019

The First Days of School (Wong and Wong):


Fabrics in an Outdoor Classroom Podcast Episode (Gull—that’s me!):


Nature Preschools and Forest Kindergartens: The Handbook for Outdoor Learning (David Sobel):