There are many ways to foster an early love of nature for your children and you don’t need to travel far to do this. You can go along to some local woodland or public park, or you can begin at home in your back yard. The beauty of nature is that it is all around us just waiting to be explored.
Collecting flowers and then pressing or drying them is an excellent way of teaching your children about the various plant life out there.…Continue
Posted on April 14, 2011 at 10:21am
There is just something so cute about frogs; maybe it’s because of all the fairy tales about kissing frogs and turning them into handsome princes, or maybe Kermit has done his fellow frogs a great service and turned them into the loveable fellas they are. Whatever it is the little creatures are fascinating to us and to our eager-minded little nature explorers.
Following the life cycles of frogs from tadpole to adult frog is also an excellent way of showing your children…Continue
Posted on April 7, 2011 at 1:24pm
As spring gathers speed and the clocks go forward to allow us more daylight it’s a perfect time to get out in the garden or some local woodland and do some bug watching.
Children are fascinated by bugs and love to pick them up and handle them so they can view them at close quarters. Their different textures, shapes and colors will enthral them, let them count the legs and wings of different bugs and explain what each one is and what it does. Take a digital camera with you so you can…Continue
Posted on April 4, 2011 at 4:41am — 1 Comment