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In springtime, countless parents, teachers and home school instructors look for fun, educational science projects to perform with their kids. Whether it is a one-time only exercise or a large-scale seasonal project, why not use National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch …
Give back to the Earth for Valentine’s Day. Organize a neighborhood clean-up for play spaces, parks, or trails. Will your kids want to help? You bet. They might grouse about chores at home but set them loose in a park …
When making snow angels isn’t enough enticement to get the kids outside in the cold, NWF’s Liz Soper cooks up a winter adventure.
Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum introduces us to one of her favorite books: Snow by Cynthia Rylant.
Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum reminds parents that even the most ordinary parts of nature can be true gems.
Introduce a new concept to your child’s school: the field trip that doesn’t cost a dime.
What’s the best thing about camping? These days, I’d say it’s getting away from my car and my computer for a few days. When I was a kid, I would have made a different list. Setting up house in a …
Life lessons learned from catching frogs and skipping stones.
To foster natural and creative play, the best advice is to keep it simple.
Nature is not a destination–it’s in your backyard, local park… everywhere you go.