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GUW – Reconnecting Children with Nature

June 25, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


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 June 17 to guarantee books.

Cost: Free for Muscatine County providers – includes guide with 27 fabulous activities

Light Breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m. Dress casually and appropriately for outdoor activities. Free—sponsored by Early Childhood Iowa Muscatine Co. Priority will be given to providers/educators serving Muscatine County. ($30 book fee payable on the day of the class is required for non-Muscatine County participants.) Join us and dress comfortably as we will enjoy time in and outdoors.

Registration Process:

Registration questions? Contact Barbara Dunn Swanson, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach,

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


June 25, 2022
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Iowa Department of Natural Resources – Project WILD Coordinator
Iowa State University Extension & Outreach


Environmental Learning Center
3300 Cedar St
Muscatine, IA 52761 United States
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