Now Offering Drop-In Nature Play-Care!
Mon-Fri. 8am to 1pm
DRESS FOR MESSY OUTDOOR PLAY!
Children ages 2 to 6 years old.
$10 per hour 1 child
$15 per hour 2 children
$18 per hour 3 children
2 Hour Minimum
*Pack a healthy lunch & refillable water bottle.
*24 Hour notice is required to assure space is available.
*Payment required to reserve your child’s spot.
*Paperwork must be completed & emailed prior to visit or handed in at time of drop off.
Reminder: You must stick to the time restraints set forth by the state of NC for Drop-in Care.
The state recommends a four hour maximum per stay.
You may go over on occasion but not repeatedly. We are not a childcare facility.
Is Nature Play-Care right for my child?
Please read through some of the articles and literature below to learn more:
- The Wisdom of NATURE
- Making the most of outdoor time
- Project work and Nature
- Learning through nature
- Beyond Science!
- Giving children a natural start
- The wonder of nature’s colors
- Nature Play Everyday!
- The beauty of nature
- Nature creates lasting memories
- The importance of outdoor play
- Nature play in Preschool
- Just go OUTSIDE!
- MUD! Recapturing Childhood!
- Are today’s children
- “SCREENED IN”?
- Taking Risks is healthy!
- Making a mud kitchen!
- Sand play teaches what?
- Learning with loose parts
- Gardening with children
- Nurturing Environmental Awareness in Children
- Loose Parts Theory
- Benefits of Outdoor Play
- Preschoolers need more outdoor time
- Why Forest schools are great for kids!