Everyday Times
Volume 1, Issue 1

Parks are Perfect!

for learning opportunities as wide as the sky!

Few places are better for stretching both mind and muscles than the great outdoors. A park's open spaces, playground equipment, trails, gardens, sports fields, and ponds or streams are wonderfully appealing, child-friendly settings where extraordinary learning can happen.

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Frolic in the Park
Experimenting with new ways of moving is easy while running and romping in a park's open spaces.
Feeding a park's resident creatures leads to insights about their habits and habitats.
At the Pond
Inviting playground equipment prompts the imaginative child to do lots of "pretend play".
Nature walks can be wonderful times of discovery.
Children's Playset
Climbing on a park's playground structure is a great way to get physical exercise.
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