Resources

Reading and Literature

Coyote's Guide to Connecting with Nature by Jon Young, Evan McGowan, Ellen Haas

  • Part 1 provides fantastic information about how to inspire and establish a nature education program. It describes ways of restoring our connection with nature through core routines, questioning, story-telling, and child passions.
  • Part 2 provides excellent ready-to-use activities that help children to build their skills, promote positive learning habits, and reconnect with nature.


Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv

  • Provides insight into the importance of having direct exposure to nature to help with our childhood development and physical and emotion health as children and adults.
  • Its collective research on the issue and practical solutions have spurred conversation with educators, health professionals, parent, developers, and conservationists changing the way we think of our future.

Online Resources

Forest and Nature School_ Article.pdf
Back to Nature aNd the emergiNg child SaviNg movemeNt- Restoring Children’s Outdoor Play.pdf