Growing up Wild and Project Learning Tree Workshop

Here’s a way to meet a vital part of the No Child Left Inside and Children in Nature Initiatives.

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  • Become a Project Learning Tree and Growing Up Wild certified educator
  • Be engaged in a hands-on workshop for both formal and non-formal educators
  • Investigate environmental topics with indoor and outdoor activities
  • Acquire hands on resources and tips to translate student learning experiences to the great outdoors
  • Receive teaching resources correlated to national and state academic standards

Save the Date for this Growing Up WILD  and Early Childhood PLT workshop!

Where:                        Blandford Nature Center, Grand Rapids , MI

When:                           Wednesday, June 28

Time:                            9 am – 3:00 pm

Registration Fee:      $75 fee for resources, $8.50 box lunch (optional)

Registration Link:      Growing Up Wild and Project Learning Tree

About the Materials and Resources

Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Through a wide range of activities and experiences, Growing Up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive impressions about nature and lifelong social and academic skills, correlated to NAEYC and Head Start domains.

Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood provides an introduction to environmental education, encouraging children ages 3 to 6 to explore, discover and communicate in expressive ways. With over 130 experiences that engage young children in outdoor exploration and play, it’s no wonder Learning® Magazine chose PLT’s Early Childhood guide as a Teachers’ Choice Award winner!

Two Beards Box Lunch Details: Make note of your preferences when you complete the registration. Choose from ham, turkey, roast beef, vegetarian, or vegan. Pick your cheese.  Choose from whole grain wheat bread, Italian sourdough, or marble rye. Each box comes with tomato and lettuce on sandwich, and fruit salad, pasta salad, condiments, cookies and chips.

Registration Deadline:       June 21, 2017

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