Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children

$30.47

Designed for educators of children ages 3-7, Growing Up WILD builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature through outdoor exploration and 27 field-tested lessons that include over 400 experiences to share with students. These experiences involve concepts in science, math, vocabulary, art, music and movement, health and safety, and nutrition, and other subjects. The curriculum is aligned with NAEYC standards, the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework, and the USDA's MyPlate guidelines for child nutrition.

 

Designed for educators of children ages 3-7, Growing Up WILD builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature through outdoor exploration and 27 field-tested lessons that include over 400 experiences to share with students. These experiences involve concepts in science, math, vocabulary, art, music and movement, health and safety, and nutrition, and other subjects. The curriculum is aligned with NAEYC standards, the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework, and the USDA's MyPlate guidelines for child nutrition.

Growing Up WILD professional development training is widely available through Project WILD State Coordinators and Growing Up WILD Training Partners. For more information on becoming trained in Growing Up WILD, visit www.pwgrowingupwild.org.

Selected Contents:

  • Connecting Children to Nature
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Nature Play
  • Nature in the Classroom
  • Math Connections
  • Language & Literacy Connections
  • Healthy Kids
  • Sparking Creativity
  • Scientific Inquiry
  • Lessons (27 lesson themes, over 400 experiences)
  • Home Connection Cards
  • Children's Book List
  • Educator Resources
  • Glossary
  • Tips for Teachers

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Paperback, 126 pages (large format - 11" x 17")