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Growing Up WILD – Reconnecting Children with Nature

September 12 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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This workshop leads you out the door and provides hands on activities and resource materials to help you lead your own nature explorations. Growing Up WILD activities use age appropriate practices and concepts to build on children’s sense of wonder and invites them to explore nature and the world around them. Specially written for children 3-7, activities include sections to address many learning areas: math, science, language, literacy, health living, play, and creativity.

Target Audience: Open to all Early Childhood Educators working with children age 3-7

Register Today! CAPACITY is LIMITED!

Registration deadline is September 4 to guarantee books.

Registration Process:

  1. Go to the Iowa Child Care Providers Training Registry to sign up (Click on Search Trainings, then search Reconnecting in the Title.)

No cost, funding provided by Guthrie County Extension. Registrants will receive a Growing Up WILD guide.

Please email Guthrie County Extension to register –

Held rain or shine; dress for the weather as we will be going outside.

CDA Content Area 2—Steps to advance children’s physical and intellectual


September 12
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Project WILD Coordinator
Iowa State University Extension & Outreach
Iowa Conservation Education Coalition


Springbrook State Park
Guthrie Center, IA United States + Google Map