Stephanie Rach-Wilson's Blog (3)

Chipper for Parks: RecycleCan ...Helps Support the Parks (link to activity print out)

Read how you and your kids can creatively support the parks!

“Going outside the classroom – and observing what is right there – that is where meaningful learning happens.” 

Lilian Katz, Professor Emerita of Early Childhood Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign…

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Added by Stephanie Rach-Wilson on January 12, 2014 at 9:05pm — No Comments

Planting the Seed to Celebrate Spring

Let's Go Chipper is an award-winning nature-inspired, play-based learning program for parents, educators, and communities. Through a series of stories, apps, activities, and community programs Chipper and friends  educate and enrich children pre-k through third grade.

“In the middle of it all, pause and look around you. Appreciate what’s beautiful. Take in the love. Nod to what’s good and true. And then move forward one step at a time.” — Kathy…
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Added by Stephanie Rach-Wilson on March 20, 2013 at 4:40pm — No Comments

The Parks are Free for Exploring

There are many state and local parks accessible - even within walking distance that you might not even know about. Sitting down with your children to explore your own local maps and destinations is a wonderful opportunity to talk about how our land is preserved and the wonderful ways you can engage with it.

Simple ideas like

  • Unfolding a map - not via the computer but the experience of touching the paper and running your fingers along the places you can visit - is a…
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Added by Stephanie Rach-Wilson on January 15, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments

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