Posts in 'Nature'

Nature

We are excited to announce that PIC will partner with Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse to open an Urban Nature Preschool at Smith! You may know Smith Playground as a beloved and historic (over 100 years old!) Philadelphia institution, and as a wonderful place for young children to play at no...
The Benefits of Outdoor Play I’m certain that most will agree that it has been a LONG winter. While I look forward to spring for so many reasons, one of the biggest is how much I love seeing the children have opportunities for long periods of daily outdoor play. Be it digging in the sand and dirt,...
Started in 2008 in Nepal and Australia, International Mud Day is celebrated by thousands of children in dozens of countries worldwide to highlight the importance of nature play. Today, we connected with the rich earth in this most squishy, tactile way. These pictures say it all...
musings from Communications Manager Rachel Isaacson We have kicked off PIC's Summer Camp program and our campus has come alive with 64 school-agers outside for much of the day. We have many activities planned this summer, but for me it's the unstructured time (or free play) that can have the biggest...