Inclusive Preschool Through the Seasons: Stories and Lessons from 10 years of Nature-based preschool

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Inclusive Preschool Through the Seasons: Stories and Lessons from 10 years of nature-based preschool

About this Book

At the Seattle Children’s PlayGarden we follow the seasons and celebrate the natural world. This book is divided into monthly lesson plans with songs, books, art explorations, special topics, and monthly newsletters that make up our fully inclusive, nature-based curriculum. You will learn from real students, real parents and teachers in a nature based setting.

Our goal in presenting this book is to change people’s hearts, minds and practices around inclusive preschool programming. Each reader will enter this book at a different starting place. We welcome you. We are here to support your efforts. We believe the time has come to create community-wide change, starting with a child’s first school experience. Thank you for coming on this journey through a year in a fully inclusive, nature based preschool.

Written by: Liz Bullard, Sophie Barnett-Dyer, Hannah Gallagher and Mica Rood

How to Read the Book: This book is available as a free electronic download. Or, as a hard-copy book for purchase. Hard copies cost $35. All proceeds from the book go directly back to supporting the PlayGarden’s inclusive programs and community-eduction efforts.