HBMH Outdoor Classroom Extension

“There must be provision for the child to have contact with nature; to understand and appreciate the order, the harmony and the beauty in nature”. – Dr. Maria Montessori

The construction of our first outdoor classroom extension (covered deck) has been quite an adventure! Our entire HBMH school community has contributed to the planning, fundraising, and implementation of this project. It is because of the support, dedication, and generosity of our wonderful HBMH families that our children are now able to enjoy a protective, safe outdoor classroom extension.

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Phase 1 of construction: laying down the foundation

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Support beams are in place and the roof is underway

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Partitions are built to divide the porch between the infant, toddler, and primary community

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Final product of our “staining party”, held last weekend


The outdoor classroom will provide a safe and functional learning environment so that the children can effortlessly transition from indoors to outdoors during the morning and afternoon work cycles. You may often times see children painting, participating in yoga, or working with the pink tower, under the natural light of the sun.

Be sure to check out our blog for weekly updates on the progress of our deck!

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