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Five Ways to Embrace Mud This Spring

A mom shares her tips on surviving, and thriving, during the mud of spring.

Outdoor Play for Baby Boomers: An Audio Archive

Welcome to the Free Play Project, which celebrates the history of unstructured, spontaneous play for children in the United States by gathering audio recordings of people’s memories of stickball, marbles, and other outdoor games.

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5 Fantastic Outdoor Blogs by Parents (plus 6 more!)

Meet 5 moms and dads who blog simple, practical tips and activities to inspire families to step away from the computer — and go outside!

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Finding Time For A Green Hour

Life is full of ironies. In 2007, the National Wildlife Federation launched the Green Hour program, giving parents the tools to make the outdoors part of their children’s daily life. How?  …

Theresa Lizakowski

One Child’s Prescription—Nature

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Parents: 10 Reasons Kids Need Fresh Air

Outdoor Kids: The Space In Between

Outdoor Kids: A Family Garden

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 …

Outdoor Kids: Rock Climbing

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

Week Three: Get Out and Grow Some Bubbles!

Jennifer Ward shares tips for making GINORMOUS bubbles outside.

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