Children in Nature - Natural Play Spaces

Natural Directional Sign

What is a Nature Play Space?

A space intentionally designed or designated to integrate natural components into a place for structured and unstructured play and learning.

This nature play space will:

  • Provide an important early connection for children with nature and create future environmental stewards
  • Provide an opportunity for both physical and creative play
  • Support children’s physical, intellectual, and socio-emotional development
Nature Play Spaces Pattern Book