• Jacqueline Whelan

À la Cart! Packing for Thinking Outside

Anybody who has attended one of our Thinking Outside workshops will recognize this cart. Each time I venture outside with students, out it comes too. Inside are some nature-based learning essentials:

  • a first aid kit, emergency contact information, any medication for students (e.g., Epi-pen), and a walkie-talkie or cell phone.

In addition, it contains tools for:

  • observing (e.g., binoculars, magnifying glasses, embroidery hoops, empty picture frames, etc.),

  • collecting (e.g., empty egg cartons, small metal buckets, ice cube trays, containers, etc.),

  • and recording (e.g., journals, clipboards, pencils & markers, iPad for documentation, etc.).


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