There are many environmental challenges we all face in today’s world if we want to live in a society that is self-sufficient and truly sustainable. We have a responsibility to ensure that all the children who attend our nursery understand about our environment, how fragile it is and the huge importance of looking after it. No matter how small or insignificant a change may seem, we can all help whether its focusing on recycling, even eating less red meat, or even choosing to walk sometimes instead of driving.
Given our location and natural surroundings we have a unique opportunity to teach our little ones about the environment, the impact that humans have on it, and how we can all help to have a positive impact. We have access to an abundance of wildlife, rivers, streams, forests and open green spaces to nurture an appreciation of nature and its importance on human life with our children.
Here are some of areas we are concentrating on to help change our relationship with our environment –