Nature Play and Learning Places

Updates

Early Childhood Physical Activity Institute (ECPAI)

This year's ECPAI will be held June 1 - 3 at the Mables Kids Museum in Raleigh, NC. Join Be Active Kids and Dr. Diane Craft of Active Play Books in this physical activity training for childcare providers, preschool teachers, and others who interact with large gropus of young children on a regular basis. Registration opens April 15 and is limited to 15 participants. Find more informaiton here.

One Health: Intergenerational design strategies for engaging children with nature in cities

OPENspace, the research centre for inclusive access to outdoor environments, hosts Robin Moore and Nilda Cosco for a public lecture, March 11, 2015. This free, public lecture, will offer intergenerational design strategies for engaging children with nature in cities. Robin Moore is the Geddes Visiting Fellow at The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

Events

POD3 Western Regional Symposium

The Natural Learning Initiative at College of Design, NC State University is offering a one-day symposium, Design for Early Childhood Health and Outdoor Learningto early childhood professionals within and close to the western region of North Carolina.

We will explore ideas on how to design, plan, and manage the outdoor environment for early childhood through plenary presentations and hands-on sessions. 

Mecklenburg Regional Symposium

This event will be rescheduled. Contact NLI to be notified of the new date.
The Natural Learning Initiative at College of Design, NC State University is offering a one-day symposium, Design for Early Childhood Health and Outdoor Learningto early childhood professionals within and close to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

We will explore ideas on how to design, plan, and manage the outdoor environment for early childhood through plenary presentations and hands-on sessions.