Included here are resources and ideas about reconnecting children with the natural world through developmentally appropriate nature education, from the Nature Action Collaborative for Children.

Mud Day

International Mud Day was celebrated across the world on June 29! View photos submitted from across the globe of Mud Day festivities. Read the history of Mud Day and find resources to help plan your next Mud Day!

Environmental Action Kit

We hope the information found here will strengthen world-wide efforts at helping the next generation grow up in a “greener” world. We know that finding ways to inspire children’s love for the earth today will help them become tomorrow’s generation of caring environmental stewards.



The mission of the Nature Action Collaborative for Children is to re-connect children with the natural world by making developmentally appropriate nature education a sustaining and enriching part of the daily lives of the world’s children.

Leadership Team

Wonder—The NACC Newsletter

Each edition of Wonder focuses on the Nature Action Collaborative for Children Universal Principles.

Designing Inspiring and Effective Spaces for Children

by Diane Trister Dodge, United States; Larry Schweinhart, United States

Leadership related to curriculum takes place on several levels…