SmartKids Child Care & Learning Center-Meadowlands

Our outdoor classroom has provided opportunities for our students to be engaged with nature while playing and learning and provides them with natural outdoor experiences that may not necessarily have the opportunity to explore at home.

You can see the children learning as they play while exploring the different centers of the outdoor classroom. Our teachers provide lessons and extensions to help the children enhance their level of understanding all while the children are playing!

The preschool children love the flower and vegetable garden! This area allows the children to grow their own vegetables and fruits. They are able to see how a plant grows and to be able to experience the different tastes from the vegetables in the garden.

We would like to thank the Team from Nature Explore who came to share their passion for enriching children’s lives by creating fun natural outdoor classrooms. We very much appreciate the training, support, and cheers that we received as we progressed throughout this adventure!

We would also like to give thanks to the Washington County Penn State Cooperative for their participation and continued support.

The Team at SmartKids would like to acknowledge our owner, Donna Shriver, for sharing her vision for our Natural Outdoor Classroom and for supporting and joining us on this journey.