About a month ago, I signed Dylan up for Nature Adventurers at our local Audubon of Massachusetts It’s a preschool type structure which teaches children ages 3.5 to 6 years old about nature, animals, insects while providing a safe fun place for kids. They go on nature walks while discovering what the outdoors has to offer. What my son really enjoys is the predictability of the class structure. He always knows what comes next whether it’s craft time, play time, snack time, circle time etc.
Dylan goes twice a week for two hours. Being a stay at home, co-sleeping, homeschooling mom, we are together nearly 24 hours, 7 days a week. I thought this would enable Dylan to have a little independence. The first couple of weeks were tough for him but we have taken it very slow. I am so proud of him that he can now go into the class and is really excited to go to preschool. We still learn at home but this is showing him what a capable little boy he really is becoming.
If your local chapter has this or another type of camp, I highly recommend it. Please share your different type of preschool ideas.