Nature Books for Kids: Maple Trees

This featured nature book for kids Maple Trees is a non-fiction picture book written for the Rookie Read-About Science series by Allan Fowler. Maple Trees is an engaging book with real pictures for kiddos ages 6 and up. My Experience with Maple Trees I have used this featured nature book for kids for a story hour.…

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Sunday Snippet: Cutting the Conifer

In the recent crazy weather this country has been experiencing we had some excitement at our house in the form of a fallen tree. The 60 mph winds that Michigan experienced last Thursday landed us with a large pine down in the front yard but luckily no damage came to…

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Nature Crafts for Kids: Weather Wheel

Weather is a fun and intriguing subject to children. Help them keep track of what the weather is outside each day by creating a weather wheel. Instead of “recreating the wheel”, print your little one a copy from our Weather Wheel  free printable! Print, cut out, color and put together…

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Nature Books for Kids: The Little Cloud

This featured nature book for kids The Little Cloud is a fictional picture book written by Eric Carle. The Little Cloud is a fun take on clouds and cloud watching for kiddos ages 3-5. My Experience with The Little Cloud I have used this featured nature book for kids for a story hour and with my…

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Sunday Snippet: Images of Insects

This last Sunday I took my little squirt to the local butterfly conservatory. From March to April butterflies emerge from their chrysalises and are contained in a greenhouse for the children of our town to come and experience. My child was not very interested in seeing these beautiful critters up…

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Nature Books for Kids: Owl Moon

This featured nature book for kids Owl Moon is a fictional picture book written by Jane Yolen that received the Caldecott Award in 1988. Owl Moon is a great introduction to owling for kiddos ages 3-7. My Experience with Owl Moon I have used this featured nature book for kids for a story hour. We started…

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Sunday Snippet: Searching for Snowies

Searching for owls can be an exhilarating and memorable activity for the family, but don’t just let your expectations that owling has to happen at night hinder your desire to find these incredible creatures. Recently, I took my two and a half year old out with our binoculars and went…

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Nature Books for Kids: The Longest Night

This featured nature book for kids The Longest Night is a fictional picture book written by Marion Dane Bauer. The Longest Night is a fictitious look at the winter solstice for kiddos ages 4-7. My Experience with The Longest Night I have used this featured nature book for kids for a story hour.…

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Outdoor Activities for Kids: Snowshoe Experiment

With the falling snow comes the desire to get outside and play! Many recreational activities take place in the snow including snowboarding, sledding, and snowshoeing. Snowshoeing can be a really fun and engaging activity for the entire family from infants to adults. Get your kiddos interested and excited about going…

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Nature Books for Kids: Evergreens are Green

This featured nature book for kids Evergreens are Green is a science emergent reader photo book written by Susan Canizares. Evergreens are Green is a simple nonfiction comparison of evergreen trees and deciduous trees throughout the season for kiddos ages 4-8. My Experience with Evergreens are Green I have used this featured nature book…

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