Recommended Reading and Links

The Importance of Play

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

TEACHING RESOURCES

PROFESSIONAL READING 

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 http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/articles/article/6929

Children and Nature Network, http://www.childrenandnature.org/

Sir Ken Robinson, http://sirkenrobinson.com/ and http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=zDZFcDGpL4U

School’s Out: Lessons from a Forest Kindergartenhttp://www.schoolsoutfilm.com

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