We are thrilled to offer an extraordinary natural play space for children to discover themselves and their world. Natural playgrounds are part of the greening movement that reduces costly environmental impacts while improving wildlife habitats and beautifying surroundings, and because they use indigenous plants and local materials, they have a very low carbon footprint!
Our natural playground makes creative use of our space and allows the children to run, climb, dig, and pretend as they become acquainted with nature and each other. This environment brings life-enriching properties of nature to children for play and learning. Our natural playground offers endless possibilities for play, art, and movement that engages the whole child.
Recently, scientific studies have shown that when children are exposed to their natural environment, their quality of life is improved. These children have lower levels of stress, a decreased rate of attention deficit disorders, and fewer behavioral challenges.
The goal of a Natural Playground is to create various settings that allow the children to take part in social and constructive play. It also presents the children with the chance to use their imagination while stimulating their senses and drawing out their curiosity about the natural world.
Our Natural Playground is an extension of the indoor learning space. We are bringing the classroom outdoors!
Outdoor Dramatic Stage
Our Vegetable and Herb Garden Beds
Water Pump and Sluice
Set Sail on Fairwind's, "The Friendship"
Our Musical Sound Wall
Our Play Kitchen
We also have a black top area for children to ride our bike path and play basketball and hopscotch.