In Collaboration with the Natural World
“The wind comes creeping, it calls to me to come go exploring. It sings of the things that are to be found under the leaves. It whispers the dreams of the tall fir trees. It does pipe the gentle song the forest sings on gray days.” ~ Opal Whiteley
At Opal School, we look to the natural world as an integral space for living and learning together, a place to become, connect, transform, and provoke ideas. A place to adventure, explore, delight, inspire creativity and so much more.
We wonder this year what we will learn through nurturing this relationship in the spaces outside, about ourselves, one another and life around us?
How will the natural world evoke creative, imaginative and wonder-filled play in children?
In what ways will our experience in the natural world support diverse perspectives and collaboration?