Wish List and Resources

Wish List

  • Dress up clothes
  • Art supplies
  • Water color paper
  • Envelopes
  • Baby dolls and doll props
  • 4T-6T inside clothes (pants, shirts, sweatshirts, warm socks, etc)
  • Drying cabinet (example) and/or boot drying racks (example)
  • Acorns and pinecones
  • Trees and native flowers to plant in the playscape

Volunteer Task Wish List

  • Make tree cookies of various sizes
  • Build a giant Jenga set
  • Build a corn hole set
  • Build a pallet work bench/work shop area in playscape

Family Resources

If your family needs help paying for child care, rent, or food please visit ParentAware.org to find resources.

Outdoor Gear

There is lots of great outdoor gear out there for children! Some of our favorite brands are:

Nature Play in Duluth

Here are some resources for ideas of what to do with your family outdoors in Duluth:

More About Nature Play

Nature Play Research

Nature-Based Care Options in Duluth

Hartley Nature Preschool is a part of the Duluth Nature Play Collaborative which is lead by a group of educators who incorporate nature play into every day.  If HNP doesn’t fit your family’s needs check out the many other programs in the collaborative including: Wind Ridge Schoolhouse, Secret Forest Playschool, Lake Superior Zoo School, Duluth Forest Kinderhaus, and Little Barnyard Preschool.