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Creating Accessible Science, Nature Play and Playgrounds


Friday, April 12, 2024    
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Chicago Public Schools Garfield Office
2651 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, Illinois, 60612

Event Type

Explore creating inclusive outdoor learning opportunities in science, nature and on the playground for all children

Join STAR NET Chicago Region V for the hands-on session “Accessible Science, Nature Play and Playgrounds” on April 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Participants will explore creating outdoor learning opportunities where all children can participate in science, nature play and on the playground.

Activities will include:

  • Examining some outdoor spaces to evaluate the accessibility of the spaces
  • Identifying adaptations and modifications for making access and participation available to all children
  • Creating an action plan for adaptations and modifications for your outdoor environment

Please bring photos of your outdoor spaces and playground. The photos can be digital or printed.

Register for Accessible Science, Nature Play and Playgrounds on Region V’s website.