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NLI Newsletter – January 2021

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Natural Learning Initiative
January 2021
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Creating environments for healthy human development and a healthy biosphere for generations to come.

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Register now for the Spring 2021 section of the Early Childhood Outdoor Learning Environments certificate. The 2.4 CEU course runs from February 15 - May 10, 2021. NC Residents pay just $100.

Mark your calendars! The 20th Anniversary NLI Design Institute "Re-Naturing Urban Childhood: Towards a Healthy, Sustainable Culture" is scheduled for March 25-26, 2021. The Institute will be held virtually this year. Stay tuned!

Save The Date For The 20th Anniversary NLI Design Institute
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This publication includes simple seasonal recipes, activities, and facts that can be used in both childcare centers and at home. These fun resources are a great way to enjoy the winter season.

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    Learn about water and ice in this STEAM activity that stimulates children’s senses and enhances their fine motor skills through creative design.

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    Bring joy and kindness into the New Year by painting rocks with encouraging messages and colorful patterns. When finished painting, go on a hike or take a walk around your neighborhood and leave these rocks for someone else to find–you'll brighten their day!