Exploring Nature with Your Senses: Touch

While wandering through nature, we all take in our surroundings using our senses. We smell flowers, touch tree bark, listen […]

10 Ways to Squeeze Nature into Your Busy Schedule

September tends to be one of the busiest months for families. Between back-to-school chaos and busy work and activity schedules, […]

Exploring Nature with Your Senses: Hearing

While wandering through nature, we all take in our surroundings using our senses. We smell flowers, touch tree bark, listen […]

30 Easy, Free Ways to get your Family Outside this Month

Numerous studies have shown that a little bit of what we like to call “nature therapy” can go a long […]

Exploring Nature with Your Senses: Smell

While wandering through nature, we all take in our surroundings using our senses. We smell flowers, touch tree bark, listen […]

10 Ways to Get Outside for 10 Minutes

Hike it Baby’s Winter Walk for the Website Challenge is in full swing! The challenge is for everyone to spend […]

Create an Outdoor Legacy for Your Children

“We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future […]

30 Things You Can Do Right Outside Your Door in 30 Minutes

We know that getting outside is good for us. Whether you are facing times of great uncertainty, stress, and sadness […]

Kids to Parks Day 2020 is Bringing Parks to Kids – Here is How to Celebrate

Kids to Parks Day, always held on the third Saturday of May, is a day of outdoor exploration at our […]

Inspiring Ways to Celebrate the Fall Equinox with Your Family

What is the Fall Equinox? Also called the Autumnal or September equinox, the fall equinox marks the beginning of fall […]

How to teach your kids to be kind in nature

“Random Acts of Kindness” is a phrase everyone knows. It’s in our culture and our vocabulary. But how does it […]

The Natural World: Using Time on the Trail as a Teaching Moment

Engaging with the natural world regularly is essential for building and maintaining a connection with it — especially for young […]

10 Outdoors Activities for Preschoolers

Looking for outdoor activity ideas for your preschooler? Here are some simple and easy ways to get outdoors with your […]

Camp Songs: How to Create Lasting Memories With Your Kids

We rushed our after-dinner cleanup to catch the evening ranger program scheduled in the national park campground we were camping […]

Nighttime Activities for Camping with Kids

For many people, a lot of planning goes into what to bring for a camping trip – gear, food, clothes […]

Olympics Inspire Outdoor Fun For the Family

I am an advocate for experiencing nature and the outdoors. It’s a priority for me to teach my son to […]