Children are a bundle of energy! Outdoor activities for toddlers are key to healthy development. Toddlers in particular need to be outdoors in order to release energy and regulate. Getting outdoors for fresh air, learning, and moving bodies is critical to a child’s development. I wrote a post years ago that outlines Outdoor Learning Rules […]
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We love gardening & what better way to ignite children’s excitement around gardening than with songs! Below are my favorite gardening songs for kids! Enjoy! Gardening Songs for Kids To “I am a Little Teapot” I’m a Little Seedling I love the Sun Give me some water and let’s have some fun Put me in […]
Anyone else obsessed with seeds? No? Darn it. Well, in any event, I thought you might appreciate a ready to go list of activities with seeds. So here you go. Perfect Activities with Seeds Germination Activity – Seed in a Jar Teaching Mama outlines a classic, not to be missed activity. Easy to put together […]
Nothing beats creating a sense of awe and wonder about the natural world in kids, right? So, you wonder how to start gardening with kids? Sounds brilliant. I am right there with you. I see it now. Laughter, sun shining down on our bodies, harvesting vegetables, my kids eating the vegetables, my kids caring for the […]
We live in a forestry neighborhood. We can’t see our neighbors. So when a family bought the lot ‘next’ to our property, I knew we were in for some excellent play and learning over he next year. From clearing the land to building the home to the less tangible ideas around environmentalism. There are loads […]
With our camera, Anna Comstock’s Handbook of Nature Study, and a whole lot of curiosity we set out seeking for our “one thing”. The “one thing” can be anything your child discovers along the trail. He sees it and he is excited about it. You have yourself an easy nature activity for kids. “Mom, I […]