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These handmade Nature Boards are the perfect companion to any walk, hike, or trip to the backyard!

Designed to spark creativity, learning and inspire a love of the outdoors, each board is hand-burned and treated for durability.

Each board comes with 3 pins and a burlap bag for holding treasures, as well as SIX hand-drawn inserts for each season, nature shape discovery and an opportunity to make your own! Inserts are laminated for waterproofing, allowing for endless use!

 

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Gone Pishing…?!

Gone Pishing…?!

To those in the know - AKA bird watchers - "pishing" is a universal term used to describe the various sounds one can make to entice smaller birds to come a lil' bit closer. The jury's still out as to why this works, although there are quite a few theories: The "pshh"...

Thank You Walk & Gratitude Tree Activity

Thank You Walk & Gratitude Tree Activity

“Gratitude is not a passive response to something we have been given, gratitude arises from paying attention, from being awake in the presence of everything that lives within and without us.” David Whyte One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is the habit...

Take a Hike to Honor Native American Heritage Month

Take a Hike to Honor Native American Heritage Month

Among other things, the month of November marks Native American Heritage Month. Colonization has led to the erasure of this land's first inhabitants, their stories, their heritage, and reinforced a misconception that generations of their ancestors are no longer here. ...

Maple Seed Dragonflies

Maple Seed Dragonflies

Helicopters, whirlybirds, twisters, propellers, or whirligigs - whatever you call the seeds of the maple tree, they are a source of fun no matter your age. The scientific term for these flying wonders is samara. Find them abundantly littering the ground under a...

Fall Hike Activities to Shake Things Up

Fall Hike Activities to Shake Things Up

I’ve never known anyone yet who doesn’t suffer a certain restlessness when autumn rolls around… We’re all eight years old again and anything is possible.Sue Grafton As the leaves drop and the temperatures follow, keeping up interest and excitement in getting outdoors...

Leaf Hunting at Laston Park

Leaf Hunting at Laston Park

Just past the Olde Forge in Lanesborough, MA is a budding arboretum. As leaves start to fall, leaf hunting makes a great outdoor activity. Take a left off of Route 7 and visit the trees at Bill Laston Memorial Park. Keep scrolling for a FREE printable leaf hunt! Fall...

10 Books to Celebrate Fall

10 Books to Celebrate Fall

Books are a great way to ring in a new season. In the fall, there's the added bonus of cuddling up with a blanket and a good book! Here's a list of some of our favorite autumn reads. Bring on the cozy! Look What I Did with a Leaf - Morteza E. SohiWe're Going On a Leaf...

DIY Beeswax Autumn Garland

DIY Beeswax Autumn Garland

As seasons go, Fall is definitely my favorite. Crisp, cool air makes for perfect hiking weather and the colors! The changing colors I just can't seem to get enough of. But if one thing is for certain, Fall goes by fast, and before we know it those vibrant leaves are...

Bird Brains – Geese Lessons

Bird Brains – Geese Lessons

Lately, the nights have been loud with katydids and I've been grabbing a sweatshirt for my morning walks. Fall is definitely in the air. The geese flocks in our nearby ponds are getting restless, somehow sensing the southward journey. As the days become shorter,...

Bird Brains – Bird Behavior Bingo

Bird Brains – Bird Behavior Bingo

The bird world is full of some wacky stuff. From Anting to Drumming, there are so many things to discover when you take a moment and observe. Read a bit about some of these behaviors and then take it outside! Print out the Bird Behavior Bingo worksheet and see how...

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