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Create Outdoor Learning Experiences
GO GREEN SET
There is a new movement in children’s outdoor
play areas —natural playscapes. The entire space is
fi lled with art, hills, pathways, trees, herbs, open
areas, sand, water, music, and more. Children fi nd
places to run, climb, dig, pretend, and hide, with
opportunities to bellow or be silent. Five hundred
magnifi cent color photographs and illustrations
are included. Softbound, 316 pgs.
GO GREEN RATING SCALE FOR
EARLY CHILDHOOD SETTINGS
Handbook: Improving Your Score
Improve your Go Green Rating Scale score and gain
an understanding of the most important elements
of going green. This handbook explains the science
and research behind each item in the rating scale
and provides support and the proper steps to help
you create and maintain a safe and environmentally
healthy setting. Also included are sample letters to
inform families about the benefi ts of green child
care. Softbound, 200 pgs.
Take steps toward environmental improvement
and contribute to children’s potential for longer,
healthier lives. This comprehensive, research-based
tool measures environmental health and safety
in any child care setting and evaluates categories
such as air quality, cleaning products, hygiene and
body-care products, pesticides, lead and other
contaminants, and stewardship and green living.
Softbound, 120 pgs.
GO GREEN RATING
SCALE FOR EARLY
HOLLYHOCKS AND HONEYBEES
Garden Projects for Young Children
Sarah Starbuck, Marla Olthof & Karen Midden
Tap into your children’s love of the outdoors
with this complete gardening curriculum.
This book goes far beyond the obvious
connections between gardening, math, and
science to incorporate subjects including
language and literacy, social studies, and the
arts. Age focus: 3–5. Softbound, 208 pgs.
THE OUTDOOR PLAYSPACE
For Children Birth to Five Years
Sue Elliott, editor
Challenge your perceptions about early childhood
outdoor playspaces. Photographs, case studies, and
chapters fi lled with helpful insight illustrate and
inspire the transformation of generic and synthetic
playspaces into those that are natural, dynamic,
and engaging. Softbound, 224 pgs.
LEARN AND PLAY THE GREEN WAY
Fun Activities with Reusable Materials
Don’t throw it away—use it for play! This
updated revision of the bestselling, award-
winning Learn and Play the Recycle Way
includes over 100 fun and educational ideas
that reuse common household items. Age-
specifi c activities build skills in physical,
sensory, social and emotional, cognitive, and
creative development areas. Age focus: 1–8.
Softbound, 224 pgs.