August 29, 2019
Often in life, the simplest solution is best, and for improving cognition in children, it's true. As educators, we’ve all heard of the concept of a “Brain Break”
August 14, 2019
When it comes to outdoor play, making use of the surrounding environment in nature is the best way to promote curiosity, exploration, discovery, and creativity.
August 2, 2019
This natural playground is the first of its kind to feature a massive, fully accessible double log bowl swing set that is fully integrated into the landscape.
July 19, 2019
For educators and parents alike, it's a natural compulsion to ensure the potential for all injuries on the playground is minimized.
July 9, 2019
Society is losing its connection to nature. There’s a huge deficit in the amount of sensory engagement kids are getting in particular kids with disabilities.
March 22, 2019
CTV News Kitchener stoppped by Bienenstock HQ recently to learn about the benefits of natural playgrounds and see some of our more popular play structures.
We spent the day in Fredericton, New Brunswick teaching a group of childhood educators, landscape designers and horticulturists about the benefits of risky play.
March 18, 2019
With the start of spring right around the corner, it is officially maple syrup season! Director of Education Jill Bienenstock, demonstrates how to tap a sugar maple tree.
March 6, 2019
It’s no secret that with increased exposure to accessible technology children are spending less time outdoors and more time engaging with screens.
December 28, 2018
Our Education Director Jill Bienenstock has fun tips to repurpose Christmas trees to encourage learning through outdoor play!
November 8, 2018
A Natural Fit: Bienenstock and TimberNook are thrilled to announce a partnership that will enhance the health and well-being of children in urban environments
November 7, 2018
Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds is proud to present professional development programs for early childhood educators to take advantage of winter as a teaching tool.
November 6, 2018
Five years after a flood destroyed the Cochrane Girl Guides’ playground, our team partnered with the organization to design a playscape for its camp in Cochrane, Alta.
October 11, 2018
To break ground on a unique project at Pathstone Mental Health, our team co-hosted a pop-up natural playground that introduced the public to the wonders of nature play.
October 1, 2018
Fall's loose parts are not only great for outdoor play, they're also valuable teaching tools to help children make complex connections and understand abstract concepts.
August 31, 2018
Our team broke ground on an outdoor campus at The Harley School in Rochester, N.Y. Once complete, the project will enhance how students at the progressive school learn.
August 10, 2018
Judging from the beaming smiles on the faces of children at play, the natural playground at Woodbriar Park is a much-welcomed addition to the local community!
Thanks to all who attended our pop-up nature play space in Chicago, and who pitched in to make the event a great success!
July 30, 2018
Our team's top picks for natural playground features that will help children gain strength and competence to become the next generation of physically literate adults.
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