Core Principles Series: Work, Play and Get Dirty!

Dirty hands. Muddy feet. Grass-stained clothing. A teacher’s worst nightmare. But for many students, the opportunity to get dirty through outdoor education is a crucial, missing component in their early development.

Underground Teaching Resources for Stewarding the Soil

Soil. It’s everywhere, but few people take notice of this incredible resource right beneath our feet. When people do notice the soil, they often see it as something to avoid. “Don’t get dirty,” they warn young children. With these underground resources, you (and your children) can get all the dirt on soil. Children’s Picture Books…