February 2013 Blog Posts (12)

Play Time In Nature is Magic Time!

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!…


Added by Mark Yearwood on February 28, 2013 at 8:07am — 2 Comments

Nature Workshops for Early Childhood Educators

SPRING April/May/June

How to Actively Engage Children with Nature through Art.

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.



Added by Marghanita Hughes on February 27, 2013 at 11:36am — No Comments


IditaNature is just around the corner - it starts in just 3 days...on Saturday, March 2nd, just like the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race! Challenge your kids, family, friends, or students to spend as many minutes outside as the Iditarod is long in miles...so 1,150 minutes or 17+ hours over two weeks. If they meet the challenge, the reward can be whatever you dream up. Prizes of outdoor gear or doing something fun together in nature: go out for…


Added by Carmen Field on February 26, 2013 at 9:49pm — 2 Comments

Join the Great Backyard Bird Count

I am very excited about the Audubon Society and Cornell Lab of Ornithology's upcoming Great Backyard Bird Count. It takes place Friday-Monday, February 15-18, all over North America.…


Added by Suz Lipman on February 15, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Online show and chat with Leonore 13.02.13 09-10 PM EST

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.

What will happen when founder of the Freerangekids.com meets Polar Bear Mom to talk about getting kids outdoors?…


Added by Kari on February 12, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

March 9, 2013 Event: Star Gazing in the CREW Watershed.

March Stargazing in the CREW Watershed

CREW Land & Water Trust

Saturday, March 9, 2013

from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)

Immokalee, FL…


Added by Linda S. Jacobson on February 9, 2013 at 1:24pm — 1 Comment

Waldkindergarten - Forest Kindergarten in Germany

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…


Added by Juliet Robertson on February 9, 2013 at 2:17am — No Comments

Take your Child Outside with Lucy and Flint

 TAKE YOUR CHILD OUTSIDE with Lucy and Flint. This is a way of getting parents and grandparents to participate in taking their child outdoors.
We provide a small rucksack containing Lucy the Bird Keeper Fairy and and Flint the Dragonfly…

Added by Marghanita Hughes on February 6, 2013 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Hope for a Greener America

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…


Added by Elizabeth Milli on February 6, 2013 at 11:24am — 2 Comments

National Park Service Makes Family Music CD to Help Connect Kids with Nature and our Parks

"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 the songs such as "Let's Move Outside" are meant to encourage…


Added by Jeff Wolin on February 4, 2013 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Have Some Shadowy Fun on Groundhog Day

Just in! Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow. He predicted an early spring on Groundhog Day.

Groundhog Day, February 2, has basically everything going for it that I love in a holiday -- It marks a…


Added by Suz Lipman on February 2, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

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