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Nature Supports Development

“It is quite possible for today’s child to grow up without ever having taken a solitary walk beside a stream, or spend the hours we used to forage for pine cones, leaves, feathers, and rocks – treasures more precious than store-bought ones.  Today it is difficult to tear children away from the virtual world of [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Nature Supports Development

Spring Scavenger Hunt

We all get anxious for those ‘Signs of Spring’. This scavenger hunt is a fun activity that reinforces a child’s natural joy and desire to celebrate spring. Scavenger hunts are a great way for children to learn about the world they live in through hands-on experience and observation.  Scientists, writers, artists, inventors and self-aware people are [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Spring Scavenger Hunt

Get Outside and Play Ideas!

When the snow flies, most of us prefer to stay inside where it’s warm. The thought of bundling the kids up from head to toe only to stay outside for a few minutes can seem to be more trouble than it is worth. If you have some fun snow activities planned, however, the kids will [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Resources, Trending|Comments Off on Get Outside and Play Ideas!