Green Hour

Hey America — Take A Walk!

You’ve probably been staring at this computer screen for awhile. Get up and stretch your legs! Wait! Before you do that–and I really think you should–let me put you in …

A Conservation Message for Kids, from a Kid

I’d like to introduce you to a kid who not only gets his green hour but helps other kids appreciate nature and wildlife. Meet Enzo! Enzo is the star of …

The 5 Senses Game

The ocean: playful, powerful, mysterious. What kid isn’t intrigued by its crashing waves and salty tang? Hello Ocean is a sense-tingling read-aloud, whether your family is anticipating a trip to …

Outdoor Kids: New Experiences

Rebecca Cohen found a great way to beat the heat–she and her sons plunged into a swimming hole!

Have a Beach Hour

I can’t believe August is here. Where did the summer go? Soon everyone will be shopping for school supplies, shoes, clothes and uniforms. We’re all trying to squeeze in as …

Be-Bopping with Pigeons

Keep your eyes open–wildlife can be found anywhere, even on the busiest city streets.

In Search of Urban Critters

People often think they have to travel far to see nature. They overlook the nature in their own backyards, schoolyards, neighborhoods and yes, even cities. There is plenty of nature …

The Joy of Camping

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 …

Take a Cloud Walk

Download a free book on clouds and take your kids on a cloud-gazing expedition!

Creating a Field Guide to Your Backyard, Part 1

Here’s a great way to hone your child’s writing, research and observation skills!

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