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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. http://sprouts.school/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/IMG.mov 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