kids and nature

Be Out There: Kids’ Activity Guide for “Where The Wild Things Are” Film

National Wildlife Federation, through its new Be Out There Campaign, has teamed up with Warner Bros. by providing educational support for the new feature film — Where the Wild Things Are — based …

Celebrate National Wild Rumpus Day

We will kick-off the Be Out There campaign with a “National Wild Rumpus Day” event at a  Washington, D.C. public school, featuring invited local leaders, members of Congress, administration officials, …

Be Out There: Five Great Online Tools For Parents To Increase Their Kids’ Outdoor Time

Moms and dads who want to increase the amount of outdoor play time their kids are getting each week can find valuable help from the National Wildlife Federation’s Be Out There parents’ education program by using five terrific online tools.

Be Out There: Seven Safe Ways For Kids To Have More Outdoor Play Time

Today's parents are concerned about the safety of their children when they are playing outdoors.  There is more traffic on the streets and more worries about other harms befalling them such …

Be Out There: The Ten Reasons Parents Should Care About Outdoor Time For Kids

The National Wildlife Federation’s new Be Out There Campaign aims to educate tens of million of U.S. moms and dads on the importance of helping their kids have more time outdoors and providing tools to do so.

NWF and Where The Wild Things Are

NWF has always been about “wild things,” so our latest partnership is especially exciting! The National Wildlife Federation has teamed with the upcoming feature film Where the Wild Things Are, …

Interior Secetary: Kids Spending Just Four Minutes A Day Playing Outdoors

Can you imagine a world where people no longer care about wildlife or nature? Many of us may feel there is already too little concern for nature but that could get worse …

Ranger Rick: Behind the Scenes

Find out what it was really like interviewing people whose co-workers are dogs, whales and penguins!

Consequences

The current generation of college students and young professionals will be the ones to pay the price for the catastrophic climate change that's already affecting our planet. So really it's …

Time Out Fuels Classroom Performance

For kids these days, back to school sometimes means back indoors. In fact, the opposite should be the case—NWF has compiled vast research connecting the dots between classroom performance and …

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