Ever heard of a natural playscape? No? Before I tell you what it is, take a moment now and imagine the typical playground you see in neighborhoods across the country. Does it look something like this?
As a mom of two teenage girls, I’m more than often hearing the same old excuse,
“There’s nothing to do outside”
It frustrates me to see them on the couch wasting their valuable time watching TV or playing video games when they could be outside enjoying the outdoors, co-existing with nature, getting some exercise, and being with friends.
As we reported last week, 6th-grader junior Ranger Rick reporter Daniel Symons got the AMAZING opportunity to chat with Michelle Obama at the White House on Wednesday about the Let’s …
On March 16, 11-year-old Daniel Symons will chat with First Lady Michelle Obama about her garden and the Let’s Move! campaign — at the White House!
Dirt can be good for you? That’s what recent scientific research is telling us. So — pass the mud pies!
Do you know a child who loves the outdoors and nature? Here’s a chance for him or her to spend a week-long outdoor adventure at the Family Nature Summit! National …
With 2 kids in tow (ages 4 and 17 months), Be Out There mom Holly Ambrose headed for a New Year’s camping adventure just an hour from her home — in Everglades National Park.
Meet 5 moms and dads who blog simple, practical tips and activities to inspire families to step away from the computer — and go outside!
Enter your kids’ nature-inspired drawings, video, photos, or writing in the Get To Know Contest by November 30.