Students and Nature

Celebrate National Wildlife Week in Style Like Shirley Temple

So what do Shirley Temple, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Walt Disney have in common? Nothing. Haha, just kidding, they have all had roles strongly supporting National Wildlife Week! For …

A Little Lawn Reading

Outdoor play and reading can go hand in hand. Get tips and book recommendations here!

Wildlife Heroes Aren’t Just In the Movies

Last night I went to a special screening of Nim’s Island, the new Walden Media movie starring Jody Foster, Abigail Breslin, and Gerard Butler. This movie is about people who …

Honk If You Love Grass Whistles!

Life lessons learned from catching frogs and skipping stones.

Kids and Binoculars

Good tips to keep in mind when introducing kids to these nature-watching tools.

10 Steps to Play, the Plastic-Free Way

To foster natural and creative play, the best advice is to keep it simple.

Webcast Launches “Focus the Nation” Global Warming Teach-In

Last night, more than 10,000 people logged on to www.earthdaytv.net to watch the Focus the Nation webcast, sponsored in part by the National Wildlife Federation. How do we know how …

Birdfeeding 101

This is a popular time of year to feed birds. Watching birds at the feeder is a fun and educational family activity that you can do from within the house …

Take a Minute to Be In It

Nature is not a destination–it’s in your backyard, local park… everywhere you go.

Growing an Environmental Ethic in the Backyard

Today’s green hour may help shape tomorrow’s green spaces, green products, and green lifestyles.

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