"What do parents owe their young that is more important
than a warm and trusting connection to the Earth . . . ?"
Allowing a young child to experience the natural world is
not just a nice thing to do. It is vital—for the future of
child, the future of our culture, and, indeed, the future
of all life.
have a basic need to establish a deep emotional connection
to the natural world, and the Children & Nature program helps
parents, grandparents, caregivers, and educators foster that
developing bond. Find out more About the philosophy behind
the Children & Nature program, explore the Connections between
children and nature, discover bonding experiences that you
can share with the child in your life, learn about Events
& Activities or Children & Nature Workshops, or order the
& Nature Videotape.