Childhood should involve countless hours chasing fireflies, making mud pies, and building forts. These are the essential elements of the childhood experience—not devices and crammed schedules.

We’ve screened every suggested activity with a “real life” filter taking into account busy schedules, competing screen time, the gargantuan effort it can sometimes take to get kids outside.

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If your family is celebrating Thanksgiving today, it will likely feel a little strange. Because...
If yours is an outdoor family, you know that when the temperature drops, the fun...
It’s the outermost layer of our planet, made of up rocks, decaying plants and animals....
Mushrooms are of course one of the most fascinating creations that are literally under our...
“The humblest fungus displays a life akin to our own.”— Henry David Thoreau Fungi. Even...
Bats are struggling with survival because many of their natural roosting places are being damaged...
Exploring nature through art and crafts is an excellent way for a child to develop...
Often, when we think about exploring nature with children, we look for green spaces. Parks,...
During this pandemic, there have been very few opportunities to entertain. Or have there been?...
With over half of the world population living in cities, and more becoming urban every...

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