A new concept in nature guides has just been released. Jake’s Nature Guide: Rocky Mountains is aimed at parents with kids and non-experts who want a great, easy to use introduction to the natural world of the Rocky Mountains. You can find it at your local bookseller or Amazon (my affiliate link below). It is full of fun Rocky Mountains facts, animal facts, and nature … [Read more...] about 10 Fun Rocky Mountains Facts For Parents And Kids
Crafting around the holidays is a family favorite around here. We like to use nature whenever possible to make all kinds of nature crafts! My kids always love hunting around outside for materials to use! This Pine Cone Christmas Tree craft is so easy to make and a lot of fun as well. You more than likely have all the supplies that you need. This is a very inexpensive craft to … [Read more...] about How To Make Pine Cone Christmas Trees
As I sit at my desk and look outside on this beautiful fall day, I am thinking what a great day it would be to get outside and just play - for children and adults. I am also thinking about how recently my son has developed some strange foreign disease that seems to prevent him from seeing or touching anything even remotely considered "outdoorsy" (unless it is of course is has … [Read more...] about Go Play Outside Now!
April 22nd is Earth Day. It's also Earth Day's 45th Anniversary! We wanted to create a fun project to help get kids excited about Earth Day. The World sees Earth Day as an opportunity to support environmental programs and is celebrated simultaneously around the globe by people of all backgrounds, faiths and nationalities. This year include your children in the support of … [Read more...] about Earth Day Nature Bingo Card Printable
The J.M. Smucker Company has compensated me to share its "Make A Natural Difference" Campaign. Smucker's Is Making A Natural Difference with the National Parks Conservation Association Because of Smucker's interest in all things natural and good, they have once again partnered with the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA)! To celebrate the partnership and encourage … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Make A Natural Difference At Your Local Park
This "Make a Natural Difference" post is sponsored by Smucker's. Make a Natural Difference Smucker’s, Laura Scudder’s, and Adams Natural Peanut Butters have once again teamed up with the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) to kick-off the “Make a Natural Difference” campaign. I want to spread the word about protecting and enhancing America’s National Parks. … [Read more...] about Make a Natural Difference
Once you have children, you become acutely aware of how things have changed since you were a kid. Kids treat their parents differently, don’t have any struggles anymore, don’t have to work for anything. Whether these things are true is a matter of perspective, as are the observations, but one thing is clear. With all of the modern advances in technology, kids are getting less … [Read more...] about Incorporating Nature into Your Kids’ Education