As a parent, you’re likely familiar with the challenges of balancing your child’s academic and social development with their physical activity and emotional needs. At Little Scholars, we understand the importance of providing children with a well-rounded education that stimulates their minds and bodies. That’s why our educational programming has a big focus on the natural environment. We have the Little Scholars’ Bush Kinder program, an innovative outdoor education experience that fosters exploration, discovery, and learning in the natural environment.
What is Bush Kinder?
Bush Kinder is a nature-based learning program designed to help children develop an appreciation for the outdoors and its many wonders. At Little Scholars, we believe that spending time in nature has numerous benefits for children, including improved physical health and strength, enhanced cognitive development, and better emotional regulation. Through our Bush Kinder program, children have the opportunity to connect with nature on a deep level, learn about the environment, and engage in meaningful, hands-on experiences.
During our Bush Kinder sessions, children have the opportunity to engage in a range of activities, from nature walks and bird watching to building shelters and learning about indigenous culture. Children climb, scramble, jump and more in nature’s playground.
Our Bush Kinder educators are highly experienced and qualified in outdoor education and child development. They are passionate about providing children with meaningful learning experiences in a safe and supportive environment. We take the safety and security of our children very seriously. Our Bush Kinder program is conducted in a safe and secure outdoor environment, with strict protocols in place to ensure the well-being of all children.
Our Bush Kinder program is designed to be fun, engaging, and educational. Children will:
- Explore and discover the natural environment
- Learn about plants, animals, and ecosystems
- Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through hands-on experiences
- Build social skills and make new friends
- Develop physical skills through outdoor activities
- Cultivate a sense of wonder and appreciation for nature.
Focus on Sustainability
We believe in promoting sustainability and environmental stewardship through our Bush Kinder program. Children learn about the importance of conservation and how they can make a positive impact on the environment.
Our littlest scholars don’t miss out either, as we offer pram kinder in our campuses, during which our babies and toddlers can sit back, relax and enjoy nature from the comfort of our four-child prams.
We also offer a range of additional nature-based learning experiences throughout the year, including our outdoor classroom which offers a mud kitchen, water play area, and a sensory garden that are designed to encourage children to use their imagination and creativity. In addition to these features, we have also incorporated natural materials such as rocks, logs, and sandpits to create a space that feels like an extension of nature.
At Little Scholars, we are committed to providing the highest quality education and care for children. We believe that our Bush Kinder program is a truly unique and valuable experience that offers children the opportunity to learn and grow in a way that is both fun and enriching.
If you’re interested in enrolling your child at Little Scholars, please contact us today to learn more. We look forward to welcoming your child into our community of nature-based learners.