C&NN’s Community Forum serves as a central resource for you to connect directly with others in the children and nature movement. Through this open community, you are invited to connect, ask questions, share and develop ideas and learn what others are doing around the world to connect children to nature. By registering on the site, you can use this space to post information about events, activities, videos and other resources you want to share.

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Maryann Polefka posted an event

Winter Tree Exploration at Watershed Center, Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association

February 13, 2016 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Join this outdoor exploration to learn about life in the forest by uncovering the secret lives of trees. Discover the many ways that trees provide for others in the forest community from tiny gall flies, the chickadee, turkey tail and wild grape.For…See More
Coyote Trails School of Nature posted events
Aaysia Shelton posted an event

PRESIDENT’S WEEK CAMP at Environmental Nature Center

February 15, 2016 at 9am to February 18, 2016 at 3pm
Educational outdoor fun for campers in K – 6th gradeFebruary 15-18, 2016Each day, campers (divided into small groups by age) will rotate between three fabulous Camp Teachers, where they will participate in exciting, age appropriate hands-on…See More
Jan 29
Kate Baltzell posted a discussion

Natural Play Grants

Hi all,Just curious if you've come across grant funding opportunities associated with youth and natural play?  The Garden I work for is planning to create a children's natural play area so any input would be greatly appreciated.Thanks so much,Kate…See More
Jan 29

Blog Posts

Teacher Development Conference set to Re-Inspire Classrooms across the Colorado Plateau

PLATEAU Conference – STEAMING Across the Plateau

March 5 – 6

Canyon Country Discovery Center

Monticello, UT


Four Corners School of Outdoor Education presents the annual PLATEAU…


Posted by Lyndie Bradshaw on January 25, 2016 at 12:00pm

STEM Investigations for Sustainable Schools - FREE!

Registration is now open for STEM Investigations for Sustainable Schools: Those wishing to obtain graduate credit from Lebanon Valley College can participate in the hybrid course which includes online coursework and a Saturday field workshop. Educators and Community members are welcome to attend the Saturday field workshops for free or receive Act 48 hours for a small registration fee. Sign up for one session…


Posted by Kim Tesoriero on January 11, 2016 at 9:30am

Cedarsong Forest Kindergarten Emergent Curriculum - December

Cedarsong Forest Kindergarten Newsletter - December 2015

By Erin Kenny ©2015


December in the forest was dark and foggy. We had several of the coldest days so far, with temperatures in the low 30’s (Fahrenheit). Our teachers had to work diligently to make sure the children stayed warm. We also kept open communication with the parents about what clothing was working and what was not. Because children this age (2-5 years old) are so tactile, they kept wanting to take off…


Posted by Erin Kenny on January 3, 2016 at 11:44am




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