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Sat, Sep 16



Southwest Ohio Nature Based Early Childhood Educators

Attention early childhood educators! Do you spend time in nature with your students? Do you want to learn more about nature based education? Do you want to share stories/ songs/ transition secrets? This event is for you!

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Southwest Ohio Nature Based Early Childhood Educators
Southwest Ohio Nature Based Early Childhood Educators

Time & Location

Sep 16, 2023, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Cincinnati, 2628 Montana Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45211, USA

About the event

We will start with a hike and making a nature loom with Mary Dudley. Mary is a passionate educator whose career has taken her around the country, from Cincinnati to Seattle to Boulder to Coral Gables and back. She strives to bring environmental education to students of all ages who seek to integrate nature into their daily lives and classroom curriculum. She is founder and board president of Westwood Grows and the Ecology Education Manager of the Civic Garden Center of greater Cincinnati, as well as Board Treasurer for Little Schoolhouse in the Woods.

As we work on our nature loom we will engage in an open forum Q&A. Please come if you have advice to share, or if you are looking to learn more about integrating nature based pedagogies. We can all use more like-minded people in our lives! Working in an outdoor setting with young children brings with it new opportunities and different challenges than a traditional classroom. This is an opportunity to discuss and share those challenges.

To make it more enjoyable for all, bring a finger food dish to share and we will be able to snack throughout our time together.

Please RSVP by 9/6/23 to

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