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HOW TO START NATURE STUDY AND MAKE IT FUN

HOW TO START NATURE STUDY AND MAKE IT FUN

The Most Important Element of Time in Nature is Free Play - Then Allow Children Free Space to Study On Their Own What They Find Interesting (Nature is Not a Time for Lessons)

The Most Important Element of Time in Nature is Free Play - Then Allow Children Free Space to Study On Their Own What They Find Interesting (Nature is Not a Time for Lessons)

Nature is More Vital to a Child's Academic, Emotional, Spiritual and Physical Health than Schooltime

Nature is More Vital to a Child's Academic, Emotional, Spiritual and Physical Health than Schooltime

We Must Make Nature Time a Priority to Equip Our Children With Strength in This Chaotic World

We Must Make Nature Time a Priority to Equip Our Children With Strength in This Chaotic World

We Must Decide to Engage With Nature Ourselves to Give Our Children an Affinity Towards Nature

We Must Decide to Engage With Nature Ourselves to Give Our Children an Affinity Towards Nature

Your Planner Encourages Weekly Nature Study, Providing a Place to Ensure Nature is On the Schedule

Your Planner Encourages Weekly Nature Study, Providing a Place to Ensure Nature is On the Schedule

Once a Month or So, Explore a Curated Trail Nearby. Create a Poster to Add Your Hikes

Once a Month or So, Explore a Curated Trail Nearby. Create a Poster to Add Your Hikes

Get Familiar with Local Fauna and Flora With Field Guides or Apps that Help you Identify Plants and Animals

Get Familiar with Local Fauna and Flora With Field Guides or Apps that Help you Identify Plants and Animals

Make the Rewards of Identification Even More Enjoyable with Games and Creative Activties that Build a Child's Store of Knowledge

Make the Rewards of Identification Even More Enjoyable with Games and Creative Activties that Build a Child's Store of Knowledge

Have Your Nature Tote Always Packed and Ready to Go. Keep Extras of Some Items So They Are Always In the Bag

Have Your Nature Tote Always Packed and Ready to Go. Keep Extras of Some Items So They Are Always In the Bag

Learning About Nature Should Be Done Indoors During School Hours - Not Out on the Trail. Choose My Apologia Science Books or Other Living Science that Brings Learning to Life

Learning About Nature Should Be Done Indoors During School Hours - Not Out on the Trail. Choose My Apologia Science Books or Other Living Science that Brings Learning to Life

Every Child Should Have a Hard Cover, High Quality Nature Journal and Be Encouraged to Make a Record of His Discoveries Several Times a Month

Every Child Should Have a Hard Cover, High Quality Nature Journal and Be Encouraged to Make a Record of His Discoveries Several Times a Month

A Child's Nature Journal is His Own Special Record of His Observations. There are an Infinite Number of Ways to Go About Nature Journaling. 

A Child's Nature Journal is His Own Special Record of His Observations. There are an Infinite Number of Ways to Go About Nature Journaling. 

Nature Handicrafts

Nature Handicrafts

Below are links to my Pinterest Boards that have ideas for each topic. Not all are outdoors or nature crafts, but many are. These will give you some ideas for making nature time even more memorable and enjoyable for your children. I will be adding to these boards as the year progresses. Be sure to check back and feel free to add your own ideas to my Pinterest board!