✂️ Wyndcroft Unveils The Woods, a Natural Playspace Transforming Early Education

On Tuesday, November 14, 2023, Wyndcroft proudly hosted the community at the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for The Woods, a  natural playspace nestled within the Marshall House Playground on campus. This innovative playspace is designed to provide our youngest learners (Early Childhood to grade 1) with a unique environment where they can play, explore, and learn in close harmony with nature.

Inspired by the belief that children thrive when connected to the natural world, The Woods aligns with the vision of The National Wildlife Federation, which advocates for nature-based learning environments. According to the Federation, children engaged in nature play experience increased vigor, heightened engagement, enriched imagination, and enhanced cooperation compared to wholly artificial environments.

The Wyndcroft community is grateful for the support received from the Class of 2023, whose contributions made The Woods a reality. The natural playspace reflects the school's dedication to providing an enriching educational experience that goes beyond conventional boundaries.