Spending time outdoors is often attributed to improved physical health, however, there are profound mental health benefits from time in nature. Personalities and mood, situational resiliency, decision-making and comprehension skills are extremely responsive in school-age children. Natural outdoor spaces are
The benefits of just one class in our environments result in better focus and attention indoors for the rest of the school day.
Learning happens in many ways and in many different configurations. Collaboration and group work requires a setup that can reflect your teaching style. The third reason an outdoor classroom is beneficial for a child’s education are the flexible learning arrangements
As the walls continue to come down, let’s look at the next reason for education in a natural outdoor environment: “Nature Stewardship”. Stewardship is defined as the “responsible management of something entrusted to one’s care.” And “Nature Stewardship” is caring