Presenter: Ada Takacs, MI Project Learning Tree Coordinator
Location: Nara Nature Center, on US 41 east of Houghton, at Nara Nature Preserve along the Pilgrim River
Credit: 0.5 SB-CEU pending (available Thursday only).
Cost: $30 for activity guide & lunch. (No charge for GE staff, LSSI partners, or classroom teachers in CCISD & GOISD.) Every participant receives Project Learning Tree: Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood Activity Guide and a music CD.
To Register for Friday, March 11: Beth Anderson, GE Admin. Asst., Tel: 487-6603 Ext.119
An interdisciplinary guide designed for educators who work with children ages 3-6.
· Over 130 experiences that engage children in outdoor play & exploration.
· Topics include:
• Exploring Nature with Five Senses
• Experiencing Trees Through the Seasons
• Meeting Neighborhood Trees
Exploring nature is a complete sensory experience. Early experiences with the natural world have been positively linked with the development of children’s imaginations and their sense of wonder and curiosity –important motivators for lifelong learning. Activity guide contains more than 130 experiences.
Sponsored by the Lake Superior Steawardship Initiative and BHK Great Explorations Program.