Recommended Reading and Links

The Importance of Play




PEER, 2018 Nature Play Lit Review

“Running Free in Germany’s Outdoor Preschools,” New York Times, May 18, 2017.

“Preschool without walls,” New York Times, Dec. 29, 2015

“You Can’t Bounce Off the Walls if There Are No Walls: Outdoor Schools Make Kids Happier–And Smarter,” David Sobel, Yes Magazine, March 28, 2014

Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv
The Nature Principle, Richard Louv
The Geography of Childhood, Gary Paul Nabhan & Stephen Trimble

“Look, Don’t Touch,” David Sobel, Orion magazine, July 2012

Children and Nature Network,

Sir Ken Robinson, and

School’s Out: Lessons from a Forest Kindergarten

Ecophilia and How to Create a Place-Based Curriculum for your Early Childhood Program

Zoe Weil-What you eat to prevent next pandemic

MRussell.The Research.2

MRussell.Research.Reflective Essay