Describes nature preschools as places that go beyond the typical preschool teachings within the classroom. Activities at nature preschools may include child-centered outdoor investigations, unstructured play and exploration in rich outdoor settings, large, natural areas to explore, and special programs that might include making maple syrup or apple cider, meeting live animals, and discovering pond life.
Finch, K., & Bailie, P. (2015). Nature Preschools: Putting Nature at the Heart of Early Childhood Education. Occasional Paper Series, 2015 (33). https://educate.bankstreet.edu/occasional-paper-series/vol2015/iss33/9