Looking to fill long summer days in the countryside or at home? All you need is ten busy fingers and a knack for crafts. Knitting is super fun for kids, teaches them a useful skill for life, and enhances their fine motor skills. If they get the hang of it by the time they get .... read more
Camping is fun business whatever your age. Whether your children are outdoor newbies or seasoned little wilderness experts, camping is always exciting. You get to sleep under the stars, wake up with nature, and play outside freely. However for many children, the best part is p.... read more
Each year my girls and a group of their friends look forward to Memorial Day weekend like it's the next big Disney theme park vacation. Only we all go on a camping trip, and the kids look forward to having a blast outside: roaming free around the campground, roasting marshmall.... read more
How does it feel to be in the shoes of Lewis and Clark? Floating down a river and navigating a few gentle rapids, your family is sure to have the adventure of the summer while rafting. Whether the young ones dare to take a plunge in slower waters or whether they are willing to.... read more
Feeling like Tom Sawyer or Pippi Longstocking? Left, right, splash! Kayaking with children is a fun adventure that takes you through quiet waterways as fast or slow as you’re willing to paddle. Just dip in and glide, it’s quite easy and a green way to get to know the water.... read more
Planning a day out with your favorite young nature explorer but unsure what to pack? If patience could be bottled, you should definitely bring a whole gallon for any hike with preschoolers. However for practical reasons, this list of 11 items are the essentials that ca.... read more
Once school is over, how do you make the best of your summer vacations with children? Since kids are officially excused from sitting in a classroom all day, summer is the best time of the year to have some rock-n-rollin' time outside. Here comes the active vacations idea!Three.... read more
The Loch Ness monster, old castles, ghost stories, clans in kilts, atmospheric landscapes—there's a million good reasons to travel to Scotland with kids, if only to follow in the footsteps of Brave's princess Merida. Scotland is also a land of extremes. Though you may not .... read more
Since its creation in 1970, Earth Day has become an incredible incentive to take action and do something for our planet. It's so popular it's part of our kids' lives as much as any major holiday. Each year, Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, but to make the most of it, jumps.... read more
Want kids to connect with nature? They need to learn to love it first and any of these books will help you to plan your next nature exploration. When nature books are so good that they get made into a feature-length movie or stick with your child's memory through the years, th.... read more
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