Nature-Based and Interest-Driven
~Build Social Emotional Learning~
~Set the foundation for strong critical thinking and learning skills~
~Create community of nontraditional schoolers~
​Curious and Kind Education empowers children to learn about themselves, others and nature while developing their minds and bodies.

Come join our community!

~We successfully launched Curious and Kind Education in Spring of 2023!~

2 programs:

~Nature Stay and Play (ages walking - 7 years old)~

~Forest School Drop off program (ages 5-8 and 8-12 years old)~

Welcome to

Curious and Kind Education

Curious and Kind Education empowers children to learn about themselves, others and nature by developing their minds and bodies. Using a play-based approach, children follow their interests and direct their own learning. The forest setting sparks curiosity and children grow strong roots and confident branches.

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When children come into contact with nature, they reveal their strength.​

Maria Montessori

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Our Approach to Education...

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Play is the highest form of research.

Albert Einstein

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Curious and Kind Education merges Forest School and Agile Learning Center principles with Montessori and Reggio inspired approaches to make a unique offering for each child that is grounded in:

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There are intentional coaching moves we take to support emerging literacy including enjoying plentiful read alouds, dialoguing, ​using high level vocabulary, engaging children in storytelling and retelling, playing with words and mark marking (early writing) which are done in this forest setting.

Justine Wilson
Founder of Curious and Kind on early literacy in a nature setting

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