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Fortino, Carol; Gerretson, Helen; Button, Linda; Masters, Vivian – International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education, 2014
A growing body of research, both nationally and internationally, indicates that children in the early childhood years (birth to age 8) learn primarily through their senses and from direct experience. They develop an understanding about the world through play, exploration, and creative activities as well as by watching and imitating adults and…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Teaching Methods