Little Gnomes Nature School
Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 1pm
Little Gnomes Nature School is a fully outdoor preschool and kindergarten program for children ages 3 to 6 years, offered in partnership with North Mountain Park Nature Center. Our program blends the nature immersion model with Waldorf early childhood philosophy. Traditional songs, ring games, stories and crafts tailored to the outdoor experience will shape our days, while child-driven inquiry and exploration of the natural world will guide our free play and inspire our curriculum and activities.
Little Gnomes Nature School provides children with the opportunity to fully engage all of their senses with the natural world through the seasons in the diverse and inviting setting at North Mountain Park, with field trips to Lithia Park and local farms. Our program will build physical strength and coordination and foster confidence, imaginative play, environmental knowledge, and a deep and lasting heart connection to nature. Our school days will happen throughout the year in all weather, which will require a commitment from families to support the children with a positive attitude and the right gear. Hours are 9 am – 1 pm, Monday through Thursday.