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Tales from an urban nature school.

It’s Spring

It’s Spring! And we’re so ready to get back in the garden! Our unique outdoor preschool/childcare/after-school care means that our nature playground is in use, by 10 – 20 children, for over 2000 hours each year. So what one would… Read More »It’s Spring

1000 hours outside

If you saw our 2020 year in review post, you know that we *almost* reached our goal of 1000 hours outside PER kid last year! (We blame being shut down for two full months.) 1000 hours outside is a challenge,… Read More »1000 hours outside

2020 In Review

What a strange year it was! Our first year at our new location, our first pandemic, and all kinds of surprises! Here’s a look at our first year: n

dressing for winter

At Sprouts, one of the things we have learned this year is how to dress for winter – i.e. how to dress to stay warm when you’re going to be outside for extended periods of time. At Sprouts, one… Read More »dressing for winter

sprouts stories

Welcome Sprouts Stories are tales from an urban nature school. Sprouts is a one-of-a-kind place; it’s a nature school with traffic sounds, a typical house with a school inside, and a backyard turned environmental haven.  It sits on one-third of… Read More »sprouts stories