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- Fun Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers March 7, 2023
- Valentine’s Day Outdoor Activities for Children February 1, 2023
- Winter Outdoor Activities for Preschoolers January 25, 2023
- The Benefits of Unstructured Play for Children December 8, 2022
- Teaching Gratitude to Children November 1, 2022
Happy First Day of Spring!
Tomorrow is the first day of spring! Here at The Adventurous Child we are very excited to welcome in the warm weather. One of our favorite things to do in the spring is to plant a garden. Gardening is one … READ MORE
Too Much Sitting Contributes to Childhood Obesity
In a recent article, Richard Louv writes “But at other schools, too many students spend most of their time sitting. At their desks, in front of computers, taking tests, sitting in schools where recess and gym class have been restricted or … READ MORE
3 Rules for Being a Good Naturalist
In Discovering Nature with Young Children, Ingrid Chalufour and Karen Worth list 3 things to keep in mind when discussing how to be a good naturalist. 1) “Stay safe (such as what can be touched, what should be avoided)” Child … READ MORE
New Product Release: Natural Obstacle Course
We are working on putting several new products up on our website. One of our new products for the natural preschool playground is the Obstacle Course which we have designed using all natural materials – Logs, Stepping Stumps, Stepping Boulders, … READ MORE
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Valentine’s Day is this Thursday. I know it’s still mid February, but my mind is heading towards the springtime and flowers. Valentine’s Day, when many of us will be thinking flowers for gifts, is a good time to start planning … READ MORE
A Log Fort on the Preschool Playground
We are working on putting several new products up on our website. I will be introducing some of these new products here on our blog. One of our new products for the natural preschool playground is the Log Fort. We … READ MORE
Groundhog Day Shadow Play
This Saturday is Groundhog Day and people across the country will be waiting to see if winter will be sticking around a little longer or if warm weather is on the way. In preschool, this holiday is a good time … READ MORE
Exploring Art on the Preschool Playground
At many preschools, art is an indoor activity… a messy indoor activity. Some mess in preschool is a good thing, but when you have an art project that could cause a lot of mess, why not bring the project outdoors? … READ MORE