ECCDC Resources Available for Loan or Sale

Provocation for Learning Kits

  • Children Explore Spring Through Seasonal Activities
  • Children Explore the Art of Weaving
  • Exploring How to Grow a Garden through Dramatic Play Experiences
  • Exploring Plants through Storytelling Experiences
  • Exploring Trees and Leaves through Storytelling Experiences
  • Loose Parts for Winter, Spring, Summer, or Autumn
  • Metal Loose Parts
  • Natural Loose Parts
  • Natural Materials Treasure Basket for Infants and Toddlers (3)
  • Natural Materials Treasure Basket for Preschoolers and School-agers
  • Not a Stick Storytelling Experience
  • Sorting and Classifying with Natural Materials

Planning and Research Documents

  • A Stick is an Excellent Thing (Inside Not a Stick Storytelling Experience
  • Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children
  • Childhood and Nature – Design Principles for Educators
  • Cultivating Outdoor Classrooms – Designing and Implementing Child-Centered Learning Environments
  • Last Child in the Woods – Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
  • Learning with Nature; Claire Warden
  • Loose Parts 2, Inspiring Play with Infants and Toddlers
  • Natural Learning – Creating Environments For Rediscovering Nature’s Way Of Teaching
  • Nature Kindergartens and Forest Schools: an Exploration of Naturalistic Learning within Nature Kindergartens and Forest Schools; Claire Warden
  • Nature Preschools and Forest Kindergartens: The Handbook for Outdoor Learning
  • No Fear; Growing Up in a Risk Averse Society
  • Ready…Set…Wonder!- Nature Prompts for the Early Learning and Care Educator
  • Risk & Adventure in Early Years Outdoor Play: Learning from Forest Schools
  • Seasons of Play: Natural Environments of Wonder
  • The Art of Land-Based Learning; Volumes 1 & 2
  • The Biggest Risk is Keeping Kids Indoors (2015 Physical Activity Report Card from ParticipACTION)
  • The Outdoor Classroom Ages 3-7 – Using Ideas from Forest Schools to Enrich Learning
  • The Outdoor Classroom Project DVD

Music CDs

  • Bach-in Harmony With The Sea
  • Earth Medicine
  • Echoes In The Glen – Celtic Aires & Ballads
  • Forest Piano
  • Songbirds At Sunrise
  • Whale Sounds & Music

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