35 min

Getting Outside with Tweens and Teens Loose Parts Nature Play

    • Education

Why Get Outside with Tweens and Teens
Less screen time Physically active Mental health Decreased stress Experience awe and wonder Healing power of nature Skill building Career exploration Challenges and Opportunities
More reliance on technology Seeking more independence Often more influenced by peers Developing identity Expanding independence Tips for Getting Outside
Increase adventure Bring along friends Let them plan Involve food! Family traditions Follow their interests Connect with groups Include technology Find ways to serve! Consider safety  
Indiana Master Naturalists
 
The STEM Connection
 
Citizen Scientist Projects for Teens
 
 
Indiana Children and Nature Network—Tweens and Teens 3 webinars available!
Part 1--The STEM Connection and Indiana Master Naturalists
Part 2--Joe Pounds and Authentic Engagement
Part 3--Tips and Resources with Dr. Carla Gull from ICAN
 
Book--Loose Parts Learning in K-3 Classrooms: https://www.gryphonhouse.com/books/details/loose-parts-learning-in-k-3-classrooms
Loose Parts Play Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/LoosePartsPlay/
Loose Parts Play Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LoosePartsPlay/
 
Inside Outside Michiana Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/InsideOutsideMichiana/
 
Loose Parts Nature Play Website:
https://loosepartsnatureplay.org/
 

Why Get Outside with Tweens and Teens
Less screen time Physically active Mental health Decreased stress Experience awe and wonder Healing power of nature Skill building Career exploration Challenges and Opportunities
More reliance on technology Seeking more independence Often more influenced by peers Developing identity Expanding independence Tips for Getting Outside
Increase adventure Bring along friends Let them plan Involve food! Family traditions Follow their interests Connect with groups Include technology Find ways to serve! Consider safety  
Indiana Master Naturalists
 
The STEM Connection
 
Citizen Scientist Projects for Teens
 
 
Indiana Children and Nature Network—Tweens and Teens 3 webinars available!
Part 1--The STEM Connection and Indiana Master Naturalists
Part 2--Joe Pounds and Authentic Engagement
Part 3--Tips and Resources with Dr. Carla Gull from ICAN
 
Book--Loose Parts Learning in K-3 Classrooms: https://www.gryphonhouse.com/books/details/loose-parts-learning-in-k-3-classrooms
Loose Parts Play Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/LoosePartsPlay/
Loose Parts Play Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LoosePartsPlay/
 
Inside Outside Michiana Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/InsideOutsideMichiana/
 
Loose Parts Nature Play Website:
https://loosepartsnatureplay.org/
 

35 min

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