Green Hour

Outdoor Kids: Tag and Rolling Down Hills

Rebecca Cohen plays tag and rolls down a hill, first on her own–then in a big plastic ball.

Week Three: Get Out and Grow Some Bubbles!

Jennifer Ward shares tips for making GINORMOUS bubbles outside.

Outdoor Kids: “Forced” Family Fun

Forcing fun isn’t really possible, but when my kids are having trouble peeling themselves away from video games, I have been known to put my foot down and take them …

Week Two: A “Bugly” Scavenger Hunt

Bugs are everywhere in nature, regardless of whether you’re a city dweller or a country dweller. I encourage you to take a walk with your kids and see just what you can find as you embark on a Bugly Scavenger Hunt.

Week One: Let’s Go Outside!

Jennifer Ward, author of Let’s Go Outside, tells us how to make a “toad castle.”

Facebook Fans Love to Read!

Our fans on Facebook share their favorite children’s books about the outdoors.

Camping and Scavenger Hunt

Rebecca Cohen of shares her family’s campout–in writing and video.

A Green-Read Hour

Green Hour readers share their favorite kids’ books about the outdoors with Mary Quattlebaum.

Outdoor Kids: Family Game Night

One mom explores the joys of a community Green Hour in Portland, Ore.

Growing Green and Going Wild

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum wants to know your favorite outdoor kids’ books.

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