How Gardening Cultivates Life Skills

Introducing children to gardening in their early education years offers a plethora of benefits. It’s not just digging in the dirt — gardening can foster a love of nature and teach valuable life skills.  Gardening is a truly enriching experience … READ MORE

Fall Activities for Preschoolers

Autumn is a wonderful time of year, filled with crunchy leaves, cool breezes, and harvests of delicious produce. The Adventurous Child believes fall is a perfect season for engaging in outdoor activities that help preschoolers connect with nature and develop … READ MORE

What Dissolves in Water?

As a company that produces outdoor classroom and play equipment for early education, we understand the importance of hands-on learning experiences. In science, one essential concept is learning what dissolves in water. Let’s talk about how to explore this concept … READ MORE

6 Science-Focused Outdoor Games for Children

Are you looking for ways to increase your child’s interest in science? One of the best ways to teach children about science is to engage them in fun, interactive activities that allow them to learn through experience. Outdoor games are … READ MORE

Spring Preschooler Activities to Get Them Moving!

If you care for preschool-aged children, you understand the importance of keeping them healthy and happy. This includes helping them engage in physical activities. Spring is a wonderful time of year — the weather starts to get warmer and flowers … READ MORE

Winter Outdoor Activities for Preschoolers

As the weather gets colder, keeping your preschooler engaged and entertained can get challenging. However, don’t let the colder months stop you from planning fun and educational outdoor activities in the winter. While it can be tempting to hunker down … READ MORE

Ideas for Gifts From the Garden Month

Presents from Mother Nature If you’ve never spent time in the garden with your children or students, you’re missing out on a rich experience.  Who doesn’t enjoy the aroma of sun-kissed soil? Or the sight of raindrops dripping from the … READ MORE

Itsy Bitsy Spiders

One of my favorite serendipitous events that happened many years ago was when we were singing the Itsy Bitsy Spider in the classroom and a real spider actually was hanging on a piece of silk in front of the children. … READ MORE

Plenty of Pumpkins

It is that time of the year when the weather begins to turn cooler, the leaves begin to give us a vibrate color display, and pumpkins are everywhere!  It is a great time to take advantage of this abundance of … READ MORE

Take Art Outside! Hunt for Textures

In art classes, students experiment with different mediums and textures. They can use markers, pens, crayons, paint, glue, paper, and chalk to create something new. A great way to help preschoolers explore texture is to take art outside for a … READ MORE