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This content includes outdoor education resources, outdoor learning activities, and outdoor classroom ideas.
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 […]
Outdoor Montessori Activities – Language Storytelling with Natural Objects One of our favorite activities beginning from early on (even as young as two years old) is “Storytelling in a Bag”. This wonderfully engaging activity is easily adapted to the outdoors. Give every child a basket or bag, encourage him to collect objects around the area, […]
If you have been reading my blog over the years you know that outdoor activities are a big priority in our home. Doing outdoor activities stimulates learning but also provides much needed balance for our family. The outdoor environment is ripe with positive developmental opportunities for children not just with academic learning but also with emotional […]