Nature & Play

Members of the Children in Nature Collaborative participated in two events in recent weeks to renew and awaken new capacities to bring into the early childhood work Kindergarten Forum: The Awe of Now The theme of the June 21st Kindergarten … Continue reading

Celebrating Earth Day

The Earth Day Celebration at Stinson Beach, north of San Francisco, brought people of all ages –  families, friends, and older folks. There were girl scouts, artists, environmentalists, professionals, and passers-by. There was concentration, movement, and a sense of joy … Continue reading

2014 Global Summit on Childhood Education

The Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI) Global Summit takes place this weekend in Vancouver to explore the current state of childhood, including issues affecting education and children’s mental and physical well-being, from international, cross-cultural, and cross-disciplinary perspectives. Children in Nature … Continue reading

BioBlitz at Crissy Field

Children in Nature Collaborative partners Zach Pine (Nature Sculpture), Damien Raffa (Presidio Trust), and Mary Roscoe (CINC) collaborated on a Create with Nature Zone at the Biodiversity Festival for the BioBlitz on March 28-29 at Crissy Field in San Francisco. … Continue reading

Outdoor Afro Celebrates

Last evening, Outdoor Afro celebrated Bay Area Outdoor Afro Leaders. The intimate celebration at Sole Space in Oakland included leaders, families and supporters with moving examples and sharing of deep appreciation of the experiences and connections that Outdoor Afro brings … Continue reading

My Friend the Sparrow

Two years ago the Children in Nature Collaborative sponsored Remembering Our Nature, a workshop for grandparents to connect children with nature through storytelling. A few months ago we received this simply yet touching story from Ernie Allison, a grandparent. My … Continue reading