A healthy body is a home for a healthy spirit.
Growing up healthily and in harmony with nature
At Little Green House we discover the secrets of nature and the joy of a healthy lifestyle along with our children.
Learning from Nature
We spend time outdoors daily and in nearly any weather. Together we explore our surroundings. During excursions we observe animals, big and small. In Spring we create little garden beds, then weed and eventually harvest them ourselves. This way we live the rhythm of the seasons and learn to consciously treat nature’s resources with respect and care.
Living Joyfully, Healthy
Running and playing outside is essential for building healthy immune systems. We satisfy children’s need for movement with outdoor water games. In our kitchen we use many regional organic products: lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole foods and meat from Swiss farms. These foods and our practices influence children’s taste right from the start.
The daily routine is both regular and balanced. Our transparent schedule, with alternating active and quiet phases, gives children security and helps them develop a sense of what is good and healthy. Children learn to take responsibility for their own good health.
The Basic Concept: Kneipp
Be healthy, stay healthy. For more than 150 years people have used the methods of Sebastian Kneipp and his approach to the healing strength of water. Children today, in over 200 daycares, are already practicing the Kneipp Principals, ”Fitness for Body and Soul“. Teachers at Little Green House are certified in the Kneipp method and participate regularly in continuing education.
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