5 Ways to Bring Nature into Your Home


Bringing Nature into your home is a great way to integrate your child’s learning, cultivating a sense of being grounded through nature and giving opportunity to visit memories of past adventures. Even though we live in an amazing mecca of outdoor activities and beauty, Seattle is still a city. We don’t always have time to [Read On]

What does it mean to be Green? {MemeTales & PBSKids Readathon}


The topic of “being green” is a popular one in our home. We’ve done Earth Day play dates and a variety of Earth Day activities. I fell in love with Rana DiOrio’s What Does It Mean to Be Green? many months ago. In fact I love Little Pickle Press’ whole line of offerings. The books [Read On]

N is for Nature – Easy Letter Activity


The best part about this activity was that we could integrate outdoor time with letter learning. We went on a walk and explored our neighborhood. Along the way we collected sticks, of course, in true little boy style. Once we had our sticks, we could create our Letter N for Nature. My son brushed glue [Read On]

“We’re Going on Color Hunt”

Color Hunt Toddler and Preschool Spring Activity

Inspired by one of our favorite books, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, by Michale Rosen, we ventured out into our neighborhood one glorious spring afternoon last week. That day was one of the first true days when you could smell spring in the air – fresh air, flowers, newly cut grass – but that [Read On]