I read something this week that rang true in a way that made me think, and worry. It was the most recent "nature tip" from Dr. Scott Sampson, of Dinosaur Train fame (in addition to being a paleontologist, he writes about connecting children and nature). Here is what he said.
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Get kids of all ages outdoors this spring to discover the awesome ways nature renews itself. Play and discover outdoors everyday in nearby nature.Continue
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Let's Go Chipper is an award-winning nature-inspired, play-based learning program for parents, educators, and communities. Through a series of stories, apps, activities, and community programs Chipper and friends educate and enrich children pre-k through third grade.
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Hello everyone! Earth Day is K.I.W.I. Day! Join us as we launch our fun, innovative & safe programming on April 22!
Visit www.kidsinthewoodsinitiative.org for registration details!
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"Urban eyes" is an article in Science News, Feb. 9, 2013, p. 22-25. It shows
that nearsightedness and myopia have risen significantly (from 25 to 42% of the
US population in one generation). It suggests that the reason is too much
up close reading. The solution--get kids outdoors because myopia points to
cataracts, glaucoma, or a detached retina later in life.
Hello everyone! Get outside with your kids for some unstructured play time in nature, and watch the magic happen! Read about Kids In the Woods Initiative--K.I.W.I. on TorontoMomNow!…
The first six years of a child’s life are really important in their development. Being in nature ia a really dynamic place in which to learn.
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Grab a glass of wine, cup of hot chocolate or whatever you fancy and join us on our 4th online event on how to embrace winter and get your family outdoors.Continue
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This blog post has come from my regular blog, I'm a teacher, get me OUTSIDE here! But I thought visitors to Children & Nature Network might enjoy this too.
Whilst attending the 4th International Skogsmulle Symposium in Japan, several presentations were given. This is a guest post by Anita Egle, a Swede who resides in Germany and has run Skogsmulle sessions in Bavaria since 1989. It is a written…Continue
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In his inaugural address, President Obama made the environment a top priority for his second term. Many were surprised by his resolve. However I wondered…was this truly a shift in government policy, or was something else at work here?
As I began to look for answers, I was pleasantly surprised to find that many eco-friendly programs have already been set into motion and are gaining…Continue
"Songs for Junior Rangers" is a 20 song CD that was recently released by the National Park Service to help connect families to the parks through music. It covers a variety of topics from sea turtles to the Tuskegee Airmen in a diversity of music styles from hip hop to a polka to jazz, blues and more. Most of…Continue
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Groundhog Day, February 2, has basically everything going for it that I love in a holiday -- It marks a…Continue
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