nature

This Saturday, September 24th, is the Worldwide Day of Play, where we are encouraged to get outside and simply play. I’m a huge advocate of play, how we can promote it and encourage it. So I was happy to hear that GoGo squeeZ, an M&T Sponsor, is on the bandwagon for play, encouraging everyone to get involved. […]

To start off our M&T Summer Camp for Kids series this week, we’ve been playing outdoors, getting creative with nature. After eating a popsicle or two out on the grass, our popsicle sticks were just laying around. My girls were asking what they could do, so to help encourage their play, giving them just a […]

The weather is still nice at this time of year, and there are so many wonderful things to find in the great outdoors. This is a great time to go on a nature walk and pick up whatever treasures you come across. Then use your treasures to make fun nature faces. Nature faces can be […]

When it’s time to get out the rake, it’s time to start crafting with fallen leaves. Here’s a few projects that will keep you busy this weekend as you work in the yard! Crunchy Leaf Pictures by Make and Takes (pictured above) Autumn Leafy Wreath by Sweet Life in the Valley Leafy Turkeys by Impress […]

Fall is here, and the weather is still nice. Nature is so beautiful this time of year! Take advantage of it with some playtime during your nature walks. My sons and I bring a small paper sack along with us as we take a walk so we can collect any treasures we come across. I […]

Weekend Make and Takes: Nature

by Marie on September 26, 2009

With the weather much cooler now where I am, we try to get outside everyday to enjoy the outdoors! Here are some crafty links helping us explore nature. Rock Collecting by Make and Takes (pictured above) Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars by Shannon Makes Stuff Prepare a Nature Sack by The Grass Stain Guru Solar Paper […]

In honor of this week’s I Love Dirt Interview and Giveaway, (don’t forget to enter) I’m sharing more fun ways to explore nature with kids. Utah Nature Day – if you live in Utah, come join in the fun. We’ll be there ready to explore. Nature Field Bag – make this field bag from recycled […]

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