Catoctin Sun Nature Preschool is a progressive, specialized nature preschool program following the Reggio Emilia project approach method of exploring topics of interest in-depth, over a longer period of time.


What we will do Outside:

  • We go on daily nature walks, in many kinds of weather
  • Feed the birds
  • Document wildlife sightings and tracks
  • Nurture our little garden
  • Upcycle, recycle and build with materials
  • Play in our Mud Pie Kitchen (all weather-suit covers over clothing)
  • Chart & graph seasonal findings on clipboards
  • Collect and curate found nature objects
  • Learn about native plants, trees and wildlife around our school
  • Cultivate our creative sides with paint and sensory play
  • We run, jump and strengthen our gross/fine motor skills What we will do