Posts from October 2015


Considering Plant Toxicity in Your Outdoor Classroom

A recent post-occupancy study of Nature Explore Outdoor Classrooms, by Dr. Samuel Dennis, revealed the power and importance of plant material in nature-rich outdoor spaces for children. Plantings in the outdoor classroom, “…supported a number of positive behavioral and emotional outcomes. These include self-calming, solitary experiences… help in recovery from overwhelming sensory stimuli, and a…
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