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Upload Photos of Kids Outside!

We are working to compile the world’s largest library of photos of kids playing outside! We’ve already got pictures of kids splashing in streams, running in playgrounds, dancing in the …

A Little Night Magic

Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum shares one of her favorite books, “Owl Moon.”

5 Tips to Get Off The Couch — And Get Outside!

The holidays are over. The prospect of three more months of winter seems, well, HORRIBLE. Everyday I seem to find more reasons to Tether myself to my couch Surf Twitter, …

Time For A Winter Adventure

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.

Meet Green New Year’s Resolutions With These Sites

I know some of you out there have not only made New Year’s resolutions, but have even drawn up action plans to carry them out. The rest of us might …

Shared Moments Make Great Gifts

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

Find A Rock–Preserve A Memory

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

Befriend A Tree

Mary Quattlebaum shares another of her favorite books.

Creating a Field Guide to Your Backyard, Part II

In April I introduced a no-cost, low-impact way to observe and enjoy nature with your kids by creating a field guide to your own backyard. Taking as little or as …

Take a ‘Field Skip’

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

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