A Practical Guide to Nature-Based Practice explains and emphasises the importance of allowing children in the Early Years to connect with and explore the natural environment.
Niki Buchan is an Educational Consultant with the Natural Learning Early Childhood Consultancy. She is passionate about the environment, animals and the people of Australia. She works internationally as a conference keynote speaker, nature pedagogue, nature kindergarten facilitator, naturalistic playground advisor, international study visit facilitator, mentor, author as well as delivering a large range of professional learning opportunities on all aspects of early child care. Nikki has a great love for the outdoors and is an adventurer and keen photographer; seldom seen without a camera in her hand!
The practical activities here are backed by research and a wealth of case studies that will serve as inspiration and starting points for your own journeys into wild places and spaces. * EYE *