Tag: Nature

10 Reasons You Should Teach Your Kids to Track Mammals

Yes, that’s right! I’m a firm believer in teaching kids how to observe and track mammals before even teaching them to read. Here’s why . . . Easier Than Letters! – They are easier than letters and teach kids to remember the shape of an object, jump-starting them on much…

15 Reasons Why Kids Need Nature

Nature is essential to growing healthy, competent children. Time in the backyard, going to a park, gardening, or exploring an abandoned woodlot all count as time in nature. For children under 5, an hour or two daily in the backyard might be enough to…

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