Babies in the Woods

The woods are not just for preschoolers! It may be a little more difficult to get our group of babes out to our wooded play area, but they don’t love it any less. Our babies range in age from about 8 months to 18 months and we take them to play in our fenced-in backyard daily as long as the weather is not too extreme and we have the proper clothing for them. Days when we can take the group to the woods are a special treat! These pics are from yesterday when it was about 38degress.

β€œAn environment-based education movement–at all levels of education–will help students realize that school isn’t supposed to be a polite form of incarceration, but a portal to the wider world.”
― Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder