Regular forest experiences and unstructured time in nature can have dramatic and profound influences on child development.
Our mission at the Muddy Boots Play Group, our model forest kindergarten, is to provide a safe space for 3-6 year-old children to play, create and discover outdoors, connect them with nature and help them become resilient learners.
Wisdom begins with wonder. At Muddy Boots we help children explore for themselves and encourage them to think, discuss and problem solve. Through unstructured, outdoor free play children develop a host of important skills, such as creativity, critical thinking, cooperation and confidence.
Our forest is a magical site where children are free to imagine and explore possibilities for their own healthy development.
Muddy Boots Play Group is open to children ages 3- 6 years old.*
Playgroup Dates and Times
Muddy Boots meets monthly from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Woodland Pavilion with adventures in the forest site across the street.
Muddy Boots will meet on the following dates in 2017:
- November 18, 2017
- December 16, 2017
Muddy Boots in 2018:
- January 27, 2018
- February 24, 2018
- March 24, 2018
- April 28, 2018
- May 26, 2018
- June 23, 2018
- July 28, 2018
Each month we will meet at the Woodland Pavilion. Parents will drop off their children at the cabin. Activities will occur there and across the street in the forest.
The cost of our playgroup is $20 for Non-Members and $15 for Members.
Call the main Bernheim office at (502) 955-8512 to register. Payment is required at time of registration.
For more information contact:
Melissa Rue Coordinator, Children at Play Network firstname.lastname@example.org
* Children must be potty trained to participate.