Outdoor Education and Exploration

Educating our children outside (homeschooling or not!) is a great way to bring the natural world to the forefront of their minds and make it fun. Weather it is practical information (like First Aid), homeschool curriculums or just fun things to learn about the natural world, this page has got you covered. Head to the bottom for a breakdown by category.

Learning Outside and About the Outdoors

Our Favorite Outdoor Books, Podcasts & Music


Wildhood Series: Preserve their Wildhood

The Study of Nature Series

Urban Outdoors


  • Valerie is a homeschooling mama of two dirt lovin’ kids, ages 6 & 9. She loves spending time with her family outdoors & is a self-proclaimed bibliophile. Valerie and her family can be found mountain biking, canyoneering & scooping sand in Utah; skiing and building snow forts in Colorado; hiking & hugging cactus in Arizona; and hunting for singletrack, tadpoles & breweries in Oregon.