Supporting place-based education and experiences for children in nature by nourishing connection and a sense of community. Advocating for the rights of all young children to play and learn outdoors. Promoting time in nature and healthy, outdoor play for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Supporting local efforts to develop and maintain beautiful, green spaces for children. Connecting young children to the important spaces and places of their childhoods, where learning and growing happens naturally.

A Childhood Rooted in Nature

Time in nature and unstructured, outdoor play is essential to the health and well-being of all young children. Greenplay Northwest is a grassroots non-profit organization and early learning community of families, friends, neighbors, and educators working together to provide all young children with a nature-rich childhood.

Our Mission

To connect young children and their families to the splendor of the natural world, through advocacy, education, and environmental stewardship.

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Where We Are

Our programs and services are located in Southeast King County, including the cities of Maple Valley, Renton, Covington, Issaquah, Kent, Hobart, Enumclaw, and Auburn, WA.

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