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Science Fair Project Ideas: Wildlife Watch

2/27/2009 // By Jessica Jones

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 […] Read more >

I “Heart” the Earth

2/12/2009 // By Mary Quattlebaum

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 […] Read more >

Time For A Winter Adventure

12/31/2008 // By Liz Soper

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. Read more >

Shared Moments Make Great Gifts

12/24/2008 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum introduces us to one of her favorite books: Snow by Cynthia Rylant. Read more >

Find A Rock–Preserve A Memory

11/10/2008 // By Mary Quattlebaum

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum reminds parents that even the most ordinary parts of nature can be true gems. Read more >

Take a ‘Field Skip’

9/25/2008 // By Jane Kirkland

Introduce a new concept to your child’s school: the field trip that doesn’t cost a dime. Read more >

The Joy of Camping

6/18/2008 // By Kate Hofmann

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 […] Read more >

Honk If You Love Grass Whistles!

4/2/2008 // By Mary Dalheim

Life lessons learned from catching frogs and skipping stones. Read more >

10 Steps to Play, the Plastic-Free Way

3/8/2008 // By Michell Muldoon

To foster natural and creative play, the best advice is to keep it simple. Read more >

Take a Minute to Be In It

1/16/2008 // By Jane Kirkland

Nature is not a destination–it’s in your backyard, local park… everywhere you go. Read more >