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Outdoor Kids: Stillness

10/8/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Stillness. What feelings or pictures does that word conjure up for you? Maybe vacation. Maybe hugging your child, grandchild, niece or nephew. Maybe reading a good book in a favorite spot. I recently had an experience that helped my find […] Read more >

Ranger Rick: Behind the Scenes

10/7/2009 // By Elizabeth Schleichert

Find out what it was really like interviewing people whose co-workers are dogs, whales and penguins! Read more >

Outdoor Kids: The Space In Between

10/1/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Rebecca Cohen finds time–even in the midst of her family’s busy schedules–for nature. Read more >

Outdoor Kids: A Family Garden

9/24/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

To me, a family garden is an outdoor landscape (if even a balcony, windowsill or community park or school garden) that has something for everyone in your family, and a space you take care of together throughout the year: planting, […] Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Time For You

9/16/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

More and more, I notice the importance of time outside for me in addition to its importance for my family. Riding a bike has been an easy way to get some exercise and fresh air, and notice the nature around […] Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Rock Climbing

9/10/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

In the center of New York City, Rebecca Cohen’s kids found the perfect natural playground. Read more >

Exploring New Places

9/9/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum picks some great books about nature that’s not necessarily in your backyard. Read more >

Time Out Fuels Classroom Performance

9/2/2009 // By Amanda Cooke

For kids these days, back to school sometimes means back indoors. In fact, the opposite should be the case—NWF has compiled vast research connecting the dots between classroom performance and time outdoors. The new parent and teacher guide, called TIME […] Read more >

Outdoor Kids: Digging

9/2/2009 // By Rebecca P. Cohen

Whether you’re searching for sand crabs, or planting a flower, digging is a great way to explore the outdoors. Read more >

Week Six: A Tree of My Very Own

8/28/2009 // By Jennifer Ward

Check out Jennifer Ward’s tree-based activities–and learn how to “just be.” Read more >