Are you a nature lover (and book lover) and want your kids to be the same? From day one it’s been important for us to instill our love of nature AND books into our kid’s hearts and minds. Here are some of our top picks of best books for nature lovers at every age and stage.READ MORE
Want to throw a Junior Ranger birthday party for your little nature lover? We had so much fun with this theme.
Not only did 7-year-old William’s idea align beautifully with our love of nature and National Parks, it also made it easy to throw the party outside, where the party animals could run free!
In honor of Diwali, India’s festival of light, and to enhance our feelings of connection to the rest of the world, we made nature Rangolis today. ‘Rangoli,’ a Sanskrit word meaning creative expression through color, is the art of drawing beautiful patterns on the floor, typically using colored powder. READ MORE
When Daddy asked her to pack her Elmo backpack for their camping trip, the first thing Sara chose to pack was a pile of Mac’s Field guides, including the Mac’s Field Guide to Pacific Northwest Trees), first insisting that I tie yarn around each one so she could wear them around her neck while exploring. READ MORE
Who needs Halloween decorations when the spiders are busy adorning branches and bushes with their handiwork? With drops of dew lighting it up in the morning sun, this spider web caught my eye from far across our yard. It measures at least 30 feet wide. READ MORE
Don’t you love when proof of your efforts comes back to you in a positive way? My five-year-old son, William, surprised me with the greatest little nature craft the other day. READ MORE