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Why Sonoran Outdoor Learning?

Sonoran Outdoor Learning - SOL - was created to address a gap in opportunities for young children in Tucson to experience meaningful connections to nature--

regardless of socioeconomic status.

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Why nature-based
early learning?

🌵 90% of a young child's brain is formed by the time they are 5-years-old. 

🌵 What a young child senses and experiences in the very early years has profound impact on the their development.

🌵 A robust body of research now demonstrates that time in nature supports all facets of learning and health, and helps young children reach important cognitive, social-emotional, and physical developmental benchmarks.

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