9 Safety Tips for Kids Climbing Trees - Rain or Shine Mamma
Do you fret about your kids climbing trees? These 9 helpful safety tips will help you feel more comfortable with your child's risky play!
How to Celebrate the Summer Solstice - Rain or Shine Mamma
The summer solstice marks the shortest night of the year and is an opportunity to celebrate nature. Try these six fun summer solstice activities!
Make a Beautiful Hiking Stick with Nature - Rain or Shine Mamma
Let your child personalize a hiking stick by decorating it with natural materials. A fun nature craft for both younger and older kids!
A Simple Ant Experiment for Kids - Mother Natured
Here's simple ant experiment for kids that will encourage curiosity and science enquiry! They'll love finding out what ants love to eat!
Outdoor Math Activities for Preschoolers - Sorting, Comparing and Categorizing
Sorting, comparing and categorizing are fun and developmentally appropriate math activities for preschoolers. And what better place to do them than outside?
DIY Nature Memory Match Game
Matching games and memory games, like this DIY nature memory match game for kids and adults, can improve focus, recognition, and memory skills. Remember where the items are, and, match them up to win this nature matching game!
Act Like an Insect - Action Dice - STEAM Thinkers
Flutter like a butterfly. Buzz like a bee. Kids are endlessly fascinated by insects so lets be a little more buggy! This die is the perfect game for littles. Play it with them or allow them to use the pictures to decide their own actions. You can also use it as a conversation started about … Act Like an Insect – Action Dice Read More »
Flower Arranging Montessori Practical Life Activity for Kids
Teach children how to arrange flowers with this easy flower arranging Montessori practical life activity for kids. Each step of the activity includes a home life skill that will help children develop independence and good habits.
Sssuper Snake Activities for Kids - Mother Natured
Here's some fun and education snake activities for kids. They will love learning all about these scaley reptiles through play!
DIY Bird Feeder Activity
This activity is a great craft to do as a class. This can be done as part of a bird unit or as a stand alone craft. You can discuss birds in your classroom by instructing your students on their important role in the ecosystem, their migration patterns, and more. It's a great spring time activity ...
Parents - Stop Worrying and Let Your Child Climb Trees!
Parents' fear is keeping many kids from climbing trees these days. That's a shame, because tree climbing benefits children in many ways. Here's why!
Rainy Day Activities: 20 Fun Things to do When it Rains | Rhythms of Play
Rainy day activities don't have to be inside, send the kids outside to play in the rain! There are lots of fun things to do on a rainy day.
5 Cheap and Easy Ways To Get Kids Outside
As an outdoor educator, I get hundreds of kids every week that are so addicted to their video games or cellphones that they dread being outside. However, once I bring them on hikes and teach them new things, they often find that their favorite world in a video game is actually real. They will also start making connec
Valentine's Day Nature Art
Why not try making your own Valentine's Day nature art this year? Creating land art is a great way for children to connect with nature - and it's fun!
15 Nature-Inspired Valentine Crafts, Activities and Cards for Kids
The best nature-inspired valentine crafts and outdoor Valentine's Day activities for kids. Seed paper hearts, nature art, outdoor heart hunt and much more!
Animal Tracking with Children: A Beginner's Guide - Rain or Shine Mamma
Animal tracking is a useful skill and not as difficult as you may think. Plus, kids love it! Try these handy tips to start searching for animal tracks.