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Thu, Oct 26


Habitat Environmental Center

Together on the Trail Series 3/5: Evaluating & Enhancing your Outdoor Space

Do you love nature and want to increase time learning outside? OR Do you feel like nature is super important for children's growth and development, but don't know a blue bird from a blue jay? Bring your teacher bestie or favorite administrator and let's get outdoors!!

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Together on the Trail Series 3/5:  Evaluating & Enhancing your Outdoor Space
Together on the Trail Series 3/5:  Evaluating & Enhancing your Outdoor Space

Time & Location

Oct 26, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Habitat Environmental Center , 3036 Bellflower St, Dayton, OH 45409, USA


About the event

A light dinner is included in the price and will be served at 5:45pm as we enter the workshop.

Outdoor Classroom Landscape Analysis & Design Teachers, Family Providers, and Administrators will examine the current outdoor spaces at their center or home, analyze the positives for nature play, troubleshoot negative aspects to the current set up, and think creatively about additions. Practical and low cost solutions will be suggested and resources shared.

Optimizing Learning in Your Outdoor Playspace Discover amazing ways to take learning outside and to begin thinking of your playground as an Outdoor Classroom! An emphasis on play and loose parts will be enjoyed by participants while we discuss how working outdoors offers creative and beneficial ways to access mental health, cognitive, and social-emotional support. Practical ideas are shared in order to take action right away, while also planning long term on how to utilize the outdoor spaces more.

2 Ohio Approved Hours

Your instructor, Meredith Florkey, has fifteen years of experience in the field including: founding and operating nature preschools, coaching preK-2nd nature-based education in public and private sectors, as well as grant writing for these programs. In addition to varied education degrees including a Leadership & Advocacy ECE certificate and completing a Masters in Nature-Based ECE this fall, Meredith serves on the Miami Valley Leave No Child Inside Collaborative and the Ohio Nature-Based ECE Collaborative.


  • Together on the Trail Series 1

    This ticket includes 2 hours Ohio Approved Training and a light dinner.

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