Nature Guide for Daycare

Inspirational material for daycare workers and parents, motivating increased use of local nature

Increased use of nature

Nature Guides, storytelling, ideas and a lot of other inspirations about how to use the local areas.

Based on the nature of three specific locations, the project and the developed material wish to inspire staff in both daycare, nursery and kindergarten.

The aim is to inspire the daycare workers and parents to use the nearby nature even more and in new ways.


Silkeborg Municipality: Family and Children Department

Outdoor Institute

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