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Children at Play Conference Kicks Off Regional Initiative

Did you know that mud pies, straw forts, and climbing trees not only make kids healthier but also improve academic performance?  Self-directed nature-based free play is essential to fostering creativity, imagination and innovation, yet these days, kids spend too much time indoors in front of a screen instead of playing outside. Bernheim Forest wants to […]

Portland Plays – Playground Building Day

Portland Plays - group planning exercise

On Saturday, September 7th Bernheim helped the Portland Plays group kickstart a new playground effort at the Peoples Garden in Portland.  It was an amazing day of play and we can’t wait to be a part of the next playground building day.  Supported in part through the Bernheim Children at Play Initiative the Portland Plays […]