STEVENSVILLE — Being outside stimulates the mind, body and soul.

On Monday, preschool students discovered this as part of a new program where they poured water in a mud kitchen, planted spinach in a raised garden bed and took a nature walk through the ravine behind Christ Lutheran School in Stevensville.

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Preschool teacher Sue Veurink-Meyer helps students create bird feeders on Monday at Christ Lutheran School.

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Students at Christ Lutheran School in Stevensville work in a garden Monday morning as part of an integrated nature-based preschool program.

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