WINTER


  • Nature walks
  • ​Collecting winter things; snow, ice, bare branches, pinecones, and more
  • Finding and discussing plants and animals in nature
  • ​Plant and animal log
  • ​Watch water freeze
  • ​Color and scavenger hunts


  • Play in the rain
  • ​Splash in puddles
  • Make and fly a kite
  • ​5 senses nature walk
  • ​Plant a garden of flowers, fruits, vegetables and herbs
  • Hunt for wildlife
  • ​Have a picnic


Outdoor play and learning are important aspects of what our program offers. Please read about some of the many benefits that each season offers young children. We take pride in taking advantage of outdoor play and learning no matter what season! (please note, safety is number one and we always adhere to the following CHILD CARE WEATHER CHART when making decisions about outdoor time)

SUMMER


  • Building and jumping in leaf piles
  • ​Discover all colors of fall
  • Carve a pumpkin
  • ​Fall sports
  • ​Catch leaves falling from trees
  • Discover fall wildlife

SPRING

FALL


  • Outdoor "circle time"
  • ​Read a book under a nice shady tree
  • Build a sand castle
  • ​Organize and play a sport
  • Outdoor art projects
  • Painting with nature
  • ​Water tables