Forest Club: A Year of Activities, Crafts and Exploring Nature

“Forest Club” by Kris Hirschmann and illustrated by Marta Antelo is a beautiful book meant to help “re-wild the child.” This book is half activity guide – with instructions for activities and crafts, and half field guide – with plenty of information about trees, animals and ecosystems. The book is divided by seasons, with information … Read more

Wild Math – An Outdoor Curriculum Guide

Wild Math is an outstanding outdoor curriculum that helps parents (homeschooling and those who just want to boost some learning over breaks) take learning outside. SUPER SALE! >>>Go here and use code “mathoutside” for 15% off through September 15th, 2020 <<< It’s summer break. You have a houseful of kids that are tracking in mud, … Read more

Nature Journaling for Kids – How to Get Started

Nature Journaling for Kids

Nature journaling for kids is a great way to help kids train their attention on nature through exploration, discovery and self-awareness. “I see no more than you, but I have trained myself to notice what I see.” —Sherlock Holmes, The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier In this post we talked about why encouraging a love … Read more

The Study of Nature (for kids) Part II

“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder … he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.” —Rachel Carson How does a parent encourage this sense of wonder? How do we find … Read more

The Study of Nature (for Kids) Part I

the study of nature for kids

“You must walk sometimes perfectly free, not prying or inquisitive, not bent on seeing things. Throw away a whole day for a single expansion, a single inspiration of air. …You must walk so gently as to hear the finest sounds, the faculties being in repose. …Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to … Read more