We proudly invite you to two Nature Explore Workshops devoted to reconnecting children with nature. The workshops have been submitted for Act 48 credits and PQAS hours for educators. Workshops are led by trained Nature Explore professionals dedicated to supporting comprehensive learning with nature. Workshops will be held at the expERIEnce Children’s Museum certified Nature Explore classroom called Discovery Corner.
Learning with Nature (9:00am – 12:00pm)
Explore some of the common barriers that keep children from creating positive connections with the natural world, and discover ways families and educators can counteract them. Experience a multitude of engaging hands-on ideas for supporting the nature-child connection. Helpful resources for incorporating learning with nature into both outdoor and indoor classrooms will be shared.
Arts and Nature (1:00pm – 4:00pm)
Discover engaging art experiences inspired by nature that help children make deeper connections with the world around them. Experience the look-move-build-sketch planning tool that encourages multifaceted arts exploration. This inspiring, engaging workshop will provide hands-on research-based activities and resources that help educators support children’s comprehensive learning with nature.
The cost per workshop is $30 and the registration deadline is June 27, 2016. Please register online at Nature Explore or call Nature Explore at 402-467-6112.