Registration is open for four Nature Play Training Institutes to be held March through June at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest in Clermont. The workshops will focus on the benefits of play-based learning for child development and improving outdoor play opportunities.
The trainings, which are conducted by Bernheim Forest’s Children at Play Network initiative and state-approved for early childhood educators, are open to everyone invested in expanding nature-based play for children.
Here is the schedule of workshops, with links to details about each session:
- March 13 – “Exploring the Play Spectrum”
- March 27 – “The Opportunities of Risk”
- May 31 – “Loose Parts and Non-Prescriptive Materials”
- June 7 – “Natural Materials and Natural Play Environments”
Visit the Children at Play Network’s website for more information.