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Get Outside This Autumn

Fall is the perfect season to encourage kids to be outdoors - cooler weather, beautiful leaves and fun ways to observe nature.  We've got 17 Outdoor Activities to enjoy this Autumn to encourage families to spend more time in nature.See More
Sep 20, 2012
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Exploring Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park

My family took a wonderful vacation this year - to a National Park!  Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado) is a wonderful place for kids to connect with nature, learn about wildlife and understand how…See More
Sep 1, 2012
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"Our Amazing Week at Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park - great ideas for family visits and connecting the kids to nature!!"
Aug 31, 2012
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5 Fun Ways to Teach Kids Science Concepts

There's no surprise that connecting kids to nature results in scientific questioning.  Why do some birds stay here in the winter?  What animals hibernate?  Why is there ice on the window?  Here are 5 Hands-on Ways to Teach Science Concepts to Kids!See More
Aug 23, 2012
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Getting Outdoors at Night

In celebration of Space Day & the Supermoon (coming on May 5th), I pulled together a post of fun astronomy activities and books for kids & families.  Just one more way to encourage some outdoor time!See More
Jun 28, 2012
Jacquie Fisher posted a blog post

Getting Outdoors at Night

In celebration of Space Day & the Supermoon (coming on May 5th), I pulled together a post of fun astronomy activities and books for kids & families.  Just one more way to encourage some outdoor time!See More
May 4, 2012
Jacquie Fisher left a comment for Rachel Federman
"Rachel - thanks for you comment.  I agree!  I too remember teachers in HS and college holding classes outside - it was great!  I wish more would do that these days at the HS and MS - I keep telling my teenager that we're going to…"
May 4, 2012
Rachel Federman commented on Jacquie Fisher's blog post Everyday Things to do Outdoors
"Great! Thanks for these ideas. I love doing indoor stuff outside - an my four-year-old does too. Coloring, workbooks, reading poetry out loud, all enhanced by being outside. Reminds me of when open-minded teachers in high school would take us…"
Apr 30, 2012
Jacquie Fisher posted a blog post

Getting Kids Connected to National Parks

One of the best ways to celebrate National Parks Week is to introduce kids to our National Parks and Monuments. Many families are not aware of the Jr. Ranger programs offered at more than 200 of the National Parks and Monuments.  These programs offer kids the opportunity to explore the parks and do hands-on activities.  In addition to in-park programs, kids can also become WebRangers…See More
Apr 25, 2012
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Everyday Things to do Outdoors

Want the kids to get outdoors more often, but not sure how to make that happen?We've got 8 ideas for taking everyday 'indoor activities' outside.Making these small changes on a daily basis can easily increase your time outdoors without feeling like you need to "make time" to do it!See More
Apr 19, 2012
Jacquie Fisher's blog post was featured

"The Lorax" & Ecology

Whenever I can, I connect a book to an experience for kids.  And "The Lorax" just has that natural connection that leads to learning about ecology.  It's a wonderful read-aloud for young kids who will appreciate why we need to 'tread lightly' and take care of the world around us.  And for teens, it conveys a great message about how the consequences of our behaviors can affect others, and the impact one person can make on the world. Here's a few ideas for linking the new movie "The Lorax" to…See More
Mar 6, 2012
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Feb 23, 2012
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"Our newest guide to Ernie Miller Nature Center is now online: http://ning.it/wQTIwv"
Feb 17, 2012

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Founder & CCO
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KC Edventures
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Jacquie is the Founder & Chief Creative Officier for KC Edventures, a FREE online resource for families and educators in Kansas City. She encourages adults to get kids outside, and is frequently found shooing her own 2 kids out the door from some 'sun and fresh air'. She also feels that outdoor recess or PE should be included at ALL schools, grades K - 12.
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http://www.kcedventures.com
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Get Outside This Autumn

Fall is the perfect season to encourage kids to be outdoors - cooler weather, beautiful leaves and fun ways to observe nature.  We've got 17 Outdoor Activities to enjoy this Autumn to encourage families to spend more time in nature.

Posted on September 18, 2012 at 1:48pm

Exploring Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park

My family took a wonderful vacation this year - to a National Park!  Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado) is a wonderful place for kids to connect with nature, learn about wildlife…

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Posted on August 31, 2012 at 10:07am

5 Fun Ways to Teach Kids Science Concepts

There's no surprise that connecting kids to nature results in scientific questioning.  Why do some birds stay here in the winter?  What animals hibernate?  Why is there ice on the window?  Here are 5 Hands-on Ways to Teach Science Concepts to Kids!

Posted on August 23, 2012 at 9:43pm

Getting Outdoors at Night

In celebration of Space Day & the Supermoon (coming on May 5th), I pulled together a post of fun astronomy activities and books for kids & families.  Just one more way to encourage some outdoor time!

Posted on May 4, 2012 at 10:03am

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At 4:19pm on December 29, 2011, Suz Lipman said…

Hi Jacquie! Warm welcome to C&NN Connect. I'm the forum host. I'm glad you found us and hope you make yourself at home in discussions and groups. Our Natural Teachers Network and Natural Families Network will probably interest you, among others. Your web site sounds great! I hope you'll share your activities, ideas and photos with us and find this a rich source of resources. For any questions about the network, see our FAQ page. Hope to see you here again soon.

 
 
 

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