Engage your toddler in nature play experiences. Sessions for toddlers (2.5-5 years old) will be held throughout the year as arranged at a local park or natural area. Students from Chemeketa’s Early Childhood Development Department in partnership with SEE will be instructing fall and spring sessions as well. These will be limited to 20 participants who need to register ahead of time. Sessions are free.
Benefits of Nature Play
- Encourages Cooperative Play
- Develops Physical Skills
- Exercises Imagination
- Stimulates Poetic Expression
- Prompts Curiosity of Natural World
- Fosters Critical Thinking
Outdoor play is…
good for children’s health and the health of our planet.
Active movement is needed…
for children to develop healthy bodies.
Children need to engage with nature to…
understand human dependency on the natural world.