Paw Prints Painting Activity

My 5 year old daughter and I had a blast making this Paw Prints Painting Activity.  After reading books on animal tracks, we decided to become nature detectives together.  We started looking for various animal tracks (primarily paw prints) in the backyard and around the neighborhood.  This then led to an indoor activity with paint…hence the Paw […]

Name Practice Using Nature

Kids may not even realize they are practicing their names (letters, words, numbers, etc.) with this fun, outdoor activity. You will need: sticks, pinecones, leaves, moss and a flat surface. 1.  Help your kids collect sticks, pinecones, leaves, moss, etc.  This may be a teachable moment to discuss nature while you are collecting items together.  Talk about […]