Our school is nestled in traditional Coast Salish territory, Shoreline, WA, at The Nest, a magical backyard garden featuring pet ducks, climbing trees, treehouse, custom-built shelter, art station, mud pit, and plenty of space for nature discovery.
In The Nest, children run, climb, jump, spin, dance and swing. They sneak through the forested fairy trail, watch their seeds grow in the garden, test their building skills with stumps, stones and branches, design mandalas from leaves, bark and flowers, get their hands dirty making potions in the mud kitchen, and sail through their imaginations in the treehouse.
In our custom-built shelter beneath the giant Douglas Fir tree, children enjoy circle time, a reading nook, art station, nature museum, and shelter from the elements for lunch and other activities.
Neighborhood hikes and local field trips offer additional opportunities for adventure, discovery, and community service.
Except for bathroom breaks and hand washing, our pre-k children enjoy being outside all day every day, through the entire school year.