Category: Bring Nature Home

Bring Nature Home: Part 15
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Bring Nature Home: Part 15

June 26, 2020June 25, 2020

For our last week of Bring Nature Home we want to celebrate pollinators! Often small and overlooked, these insects, birds, and other animals are responsible for keeping nature as lush and diverse as it is. Without them many plants wouldn’t exist and at least a third of the food you eat would not be here...

Bring Nature Home: Part 14
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Bring Nature Home: Part 14

June 19, 2020June 18, 2020

We hope everyone has had a chance to get outside, safely of course, and enjoy the past week. The beautiful weather, sunny skies, birds chirping, and nature blooming around us has been soothing and restorative. This week lets practice using our senses and growing our vocabulary and descriptive skills with a touch table. This is...

Bringing Nature Home: Part 13
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Bringing Nature Home: Part 13

June 12, 2020June 12, 2020

Exploring animals through movement is a great way to keep kids active while exposing them to science terms and information. Learning about animals through moving their whole bodies will help kids retain the information better and have fun while doing it so they want to learn more. This week find some space inside or outside...

Bring Nature Home: Part 12
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Bring Nature Home: Part 12

June 5, 2020June 4, 2020

Have you ever noticed the birds flying overhead or hopping along the ground? I mean really stopped to observe what they were doing and how different they all were? The great thing about birds is that they are everywhere, so many are easy to find, and your children are a lot more familiar with them...

Bring Nature Home: Part 10
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Bring Nature Home: Part 10

May 22, 2020May 21, 2020

Help us celebrate Biodiversity Day with a love letter to your favorite bird, tree, mushroom, or insect on May 22nd.  Either get outside (safely) and visit that favorite tree or patch of flowers in your neighborhood or go searching online for something you have always loved or wanted to learn more about. Let us know...

Bring Nature Home: Part 9
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Bring Nature Home: Part 9

May 15, 2020May 15, 2020

Be an earth superhero this week and take simple steps to do your part to improve your local environment. There are many things even the youngest around us can do to take steps to live more sustainably. Maybe you have seen garbage on the street and want to help clean it up, or make signs...

Bring Nature Home: Part 7
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Bring Nature Home: Part 7

May 1, 2020May 1, 2020

Let’s take some time to sit and smell the flowers. And while we are there we can observe what else might like them. Bees, flies, butterflies and even birds are attracted to flowers for their nectar and in the process of eating that nectar move pollen from flower to flower. This pollination work is vital...

Bring Nature Home: Part 6
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Bring Nature Home: Part 6

April 24, 2020April 24, 2020

Let’s celebrate vegetables! No seriously, let’s gets our kids excited about veggies, and eating healthy in general. Did you know that it takes about three bites of food before our brains know if we like something or not? It’s true. When your trying something new the first bite is always a surprise, the second bite...

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