Project in progress
What is your wish for this project?
Our goal is to create an safe environment for teachers to create outdoor intentional learning opportunities for children. The space holds a myriad of opportunities for our young children, including; trees, a path, space for an organic garden, space for a small fish pool, wildlife and creatures. The courtyard is inside of school and therefore inaccessible to the public, enabling tools, materials, plants and animals to be maintained safely.
How are you going to do it?
Children in our Title One School have little time outside and very few opportunities to interact with nature. We will collect a team of volunteers (teachers, administrators, students and families) to clean out the trash, weed and mow, purchase moveable parts to encourage creative play, purchase and post materials to enhance knowledge of nature, including; trees, plants, bugs, animals and birds. We will create rules and policy regarding upkeep, including; weeding, bird feeders, and rules respe...read more