Looking for some fun outdoor games? Below is a select list of outdoor games for kids. I researched and vetted my sources and these games come out on top! Why Playing Outdoors Matters Richard Louv introduced the concept of Nature Deficit Disorder years ago. It is the idea that kids (and adults for that matter) […]
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Is it possible to achieve school readiness in a 100% outdoor classroom? Can you meet Kindergarten “standards” by being outdoors learning all day? The answer is astounding, “YES!” To prove it, this post includes Outdoor educational activities for preschoolers. This list includes the ultimate list of kids outdoor games that Mother Nature has to offer. […]
Family camping is quite an experience, especially when it involves young children. However, a top parenting goal for me, in general, is to create & to instill in my children a sense of awe & wonder for the world. In other words, camping as a family even with small kids is a part of instilling […]
This list of children’s books about seeds is unique. I tried to think out of the box, to give you and your children a different connection to nature. I hope I succeeded in making that new connection for you. Children’s Books about Seeds #1 – A Seed Is Sleepy by Dianna Hutts Aston I am […]
Maria Montessori felt strongly about the connection between indoor and outdoor classrooms. She wanted the indoor and outdoor classroom to be seamless. Montessori activities lend themselves to the outdoor education environment. This post includes my favorites outdoor quotes for learning. “Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. ~ Kafka There is […]
Children are a bundle of energy! 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 to Teach our Kids. I still refer to this […]