Winter Unit Study

Child measuring snow depth.

It’s fun to take a break from regular schooling every once in a while. If you are homeschooling, this can be the occasional period where you toss out the curriculum and do a unit study. If you always do unit studies, then here’s another one to throw in the mix. If you don’t homeschool but … Read more

Best Winter Books for the Family

Two kids and a baby reading winter themed books on the floor at the library

As winter approaches, it’s a wonderful time to embrace the beauty of the outdoors and the unique opportunities it brings.  When outdoor play has finished, there’s nothing quite like warming up while reading a good book. Whether you’re a parent looking for a cozy book to read with your little ones or an avid reader … Read more

Leave No Trace for Kids

Leave No Trace for Kids

Leave No Trace for Kids Our world’s ecosystems are struggling. The climate is changing, and plant and animal species all over this earth are having to adapt at record rates to survive. This news isn’t new, and you may even be sick of hearing about it. You may be wondering what you could possibly do … Read more

Back to School Outdoor Books

Back to School Outdoor Books

Outdoor Books These are books we recommend for our Back to School MicroAdventure Challenge! Outdoor Eats Make More S’mores By: Cathy Ballou Mealey This silly rhyming book follows Roscoe the raccoon as he makes s’more after s’more for the hungry bears nearby. Little ones will love the fun illustrations and silly storyline as they wonder … Read more

How to Make Your Own Field Guide with Kids!

A homemade paper book with forget-me-nots on the cover sits in some leaves.

How to Make Your Own Field Guide with Kids! Spring in Montana is an event. Our winters are unpredictable as they are long, and there is never any telling if a late snowstorm will come and dump on early spring blooms. So when the wildflowers do come out in full force, we want to make … Read more