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Bring Nature Home: ART of Hiking #3

Bring Nature Home: ART of Hiking #3

You have the opportunity to be part of our Urban Junior Naturalists program from your own home. Today’s blogpost by Paulina Mohamed-Ocasio, Director of Youth Internships, brings the lesson directly to you. What are nature prints? Nature Prints have been used for hundreds of years to capture the image of natural objects, like flowers, leaves, and even animal skin! There are several ways to do nature prints including rubbings. On today’s hike, Urban Junior Naturalists will look specifically at trees, leaves, seeds, and flowers and create rubbings. Rubbings will reveal to us the intricate details and uniqueness of each item....

Bring Nature Home: ART of Hiking #1

Bring Nature Home: ART of Hiking #1

Lace up your hiking boots and grab some art supplies, today we will be exploring the sites and sounds of nature and how they make us feel. Our Nature & Me themed hike took the ART of Hiking Urban Junior Naturalists on a sensory walk through the woods of Van Cortlandt Park.