Nature and the Outdoors Educational and Parenting Articles

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A mother and daughter reflect on their experiences with nature, and how the parents laid the foundation for their daughter's later discoveries in the outdoors.
Enticing your child out of the house with a Nature Scavenger Hunt! Give your child the freedom to explore the outdoors.
A minister's reflection on the healing powers of nature for restoring children's and adult's spirits. Tips for getting kids outdoors.
Discusses how outdoor education improves academic success and the residential environmental education programs around the country where kids spend three to
With over 200 citizen science projects, ordinary adults and their children can collect data that supports scientific studies and local policymaking.
Great activities for parents who want to spend quality time with their children enjoying the outdoors in their backyard or at the the public park down the
A few simple tips and suggestions to make a trip to the wet, wonderful world of a stream, pond, river, or sea shore safe, memorable, educational, and, fun!
Donât let bad weather deter you: go play outside in all types of weather. Inventive, educational, and fun ways to get your kids outdoors.
Field guides let you know the favorite foods of the animals or the flowering times of plants. Pre-readers can use illustrated field guides to identify common
A great list of field guides and nature guides for parents, children, and adolescents. Give detail field guides for children from preschool to fifteen years
Does your child have Nature Deficit Disorder? Here are recommendations on how to reconnect your child with nature!
This article explores how community partnerships help link children with the outside world and teach kids about water and the environment.
This article presents views of leaders of environmental education. Environmental education programs can encourage a connection to the Earth and Creation.
Five outdoor activities to get children outside in their own environment and investigate nature around them. Lists good picture books for the activities.
This article presents fun outdoor activities for parents and kids to do together. Rocks can teach kids about nature and the environment.
Lots of ideas for nature activities for middle school girls. Includes games and bonding activities for moms and tween daughters.
Why are kids so disconnected from nature, and how can you get your kids to go outside? This article explains all and includes great backyards games.
The article discusses the multiple benefits of school gardening for students, teachers, schools, and communities.
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