Sunday Snippet: Blueberry Blast

Blueberry Blast

With the blueberry season coming to a close, we made sure to make it to the blueberry patch one last (and first!) time. This summer has been incredibly busy and we unfortunately only made it out this once, but it was a blast and the crop has remained plump and…

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Nature Books for Kids: Noisy Bug Sing-Along

Noisy Bug Sing Along

This featured nature book for kids Noisy Bug Sing-Along is a picture book written by John Himmelman. Noisy Bug Sing-Along is an interactive book of noises for children ages 4-6. This book gets children engaged with their sense of sound and shows them the variety of insect sounds in a fun and intriguing way. My…

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Nature Crafts for Kids: Eco-hero Cape

Eco-hero Cape NT

Looking for a fun, inexpensive way to accessorize the young superheroes in your life? Make a simple eco-hero cape using an old t-shirt and some scissors. First, choose a t-shirt you’re willing to cut up. Once you’ve chosen a t-shirt, cut off the sleeves. Next, cut up the seam on…

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Nature Crafts for Kids: Whirligig Beetle Top

Whirligig Top NT

Whirligig beetles are an interesting inhabitant of rivers and ponds. They are aquatic beetles that spend a lot of time in community groups where they scoot around on top of the water. They will also move across the water in a spinning motion. To highlight these interesting critters I created…

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Nature Books for Kids: In the Small, Small Pond

In the Small Small Pond

This featured nature book for kids In the Small, Small Pond is a picture book written by Denise Fleming. In the Small, Small Pond is a short and concise story for children ages 4-8. This book introduces children to the inhabitants of ponds in a fun and age-appropriate way. My Experience with In the Small,…

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Time Vista Picnic Blanket Review

Picnic Blanket

For families with little ones, this waterproof picnic blanket is a must have for all occasions. It features a waterproof bottom and the ability to fold and zip up into a cushion. Most recently we used it for our 4th of July celebration which was fantastic as it kept the…

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