25 Outdoor Fun Ideas for Take A Child Outside Week ~ Sept 24-30

25 Outdoor Fun Ideas for Take A Child Outside Week ~ Sept 24-30

Take A Child Outside Week, a national initiative spearheaded by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, runs September 24-30 each year. Designed to help break down obstacles that keep children from exploring the natural world, the week encourages children ...

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Apple Goodness

Apple Goodness

Fall is officially here and apples are in season! Some of you may have gone apple picking and might be wondering what to make with all those apples! It can work with any type of apples! Get the kids involved ...

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Cherry Blossom Tree

Cherry Blossom Tree

What you need: Paper lunch bag Pink tissue paper (we used light and dark pink) Stuffing (newspaper, etc) Other supplies: Green crayon, marker or colored pencil Scissors Glue What you do: 1. Color the bottom 1/4-1/3 of the bag green. ...

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Delicious Banana Coffee Cake

Delicious Banana Coffee Cake

Ingredients for Cake: 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. soda 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 cup butter (melted) 2 eggs 5 Tablespoons milk 4 bananas (mashed) Ingredients for Topping: 1/4 cup butter 1 cup chopped nuts (optional) 2/3 cup ...

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Free Entrance to National Parks for All Fourth Graders

Free Entrance to National Parks for All Fourth Graders

Hey fourth graders! See America's natural wonders and historic sites this year ... for FREE!Last year, President Obama created the youth initiative Every Kid in a Park so fourth graders and their families could discover our wildlife, resources, and history ...

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Get Outside & Build a Lifelong Relationship with Nature!

Get Outside & Build a Lifelong Relationship with Nature!

Getting kids to step outside and away from hours of screen time shouldn't be a difficult task. When our generation was young, we didn't have the video games, iPhones and tablets to keep us occupied, we just went outside! Kids ...

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