ERIC Number: EJ670186
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Ecosystems in the Backyard: Preparing a Diverse Outdoor Environment for Primary (Ages Three to Six) Children.
Verschuur, Mary B.
NAMTA Journal, v28 n1 p195-204 Win 2003
Chronicles the outdoor work of Lincoln Montessori School in Nebraska in prairie, forest, and indoor greenhouse environments, highlighting the application of prepared environment principles to the natural world. Highlights how implicit to the design are opportunities for caring, including practical life exercises with outdoor tools. Shows how repeating natural cycles and seasons are part of the yearly cycle of children in multi-age groups. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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