Nature Explore® Garden

Nature Explore® Certified Classroom

Surrounding landscape showcases key ecological concepts, including:

  • Animal habitatsButterfly garden
  • Composting
  • Ecological cycles
  • Gardening
  • Recycling
  • Water issues
  • Worm composting

Connecting children with nature is an integral part of learning and living. This garden is designed to engage children in exploring and interacting with the natural world as part of their daily lives, helping to develop a lifelong sense of wonder.

Nature Explore Garden

The Nature Explore® Garden reconnects young children with nature through activities engaging important skills in science, math, music, movement, language, literacy, art and social visual-spatial development.

For more information, visit the Nature Explore® website.

There are endless possibilities to discover nature:

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  • Crawl through a tunnel like a worm
  • Sneak a peek at the root viewing box
  • Create music which mimics nature
  • Weave with natural objects
  • Dig for worms and hold one
  • Hide in a chrysalis
  • Spot a bird
  • Plant a seed in the children's garden
  • Hunt recycled objects
  • Count the rings on a giant tree cookie