spring nature board

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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Hike & Seek the Seven Spring Sisters

Hike & Seek the Seven Spring Sisters

Put to it to list the first seven wildflowers that signal spring in New England, seven botanists would surely give seven different answers. Put the same question to the earliest flying bees and flies, and their answer would be one and the same since their lives depend...

Spring-O! Indoor Nature Connections Day 5

Spring-O! Indoor Nature Connections Day 5

It's officially Spring and nature is bursting with change! Tree buds are on the verge of opening and numerous Ever smelled the rotten odor of the skunk cabbage? Or see the earthworms resurface after a Spring rain? How many signs of Spring have you experienced before?...

Red Flags of Spring — Free Printable!

Red Flags of Spring — Free Printable!

As March marches on towards spring, we may think our late-winter environments look pretty blah. But on closer inspection, you may just find these red flags. Print out this guide and head outdoors to see if you can spot any of these crimson harbingers. Plus, learn how...

Great Spot! – Kennedy Park

Great Spot! – Kennedy Park

Today my Iphone photos reminded me that we did this hike April 13, 2019. And here I sit, one year to the day wondering why I never put this review down on paper. It's a rainy day, much like the one that brought us to Kennedy in search of the red-spotted newts. But...

Kid-Tinted Glasses — The Bidwell House Museum & Trails

Kid-Tinted Glasses — The Bidwell House Museum & Trails

“Our reality has changed. The media has become 3-dimensional, inescapable, omnivorous, and self-referring — a closed system that seems, for many of the kids, to answer all their questions.” David Denby, The New Yorker    Where I Went: Bidwell House Museum. Monterey,...

Branches, Buds, & Bark — Winter Tree Week

Branches, Buds, & Bark — Winter Tree Week

Being able to identify common trees is not only fun, it also helps to connect us to our surroundings and communities. But what do you do in the winter when there are no leaves present? You learn to identify trees by the 3 B's — Branches, Buds, & Bark. BRANCHES A...

Morgan Bulkeley’s Big Berkshire Trees — Winter Tree Week

Morgan Bulkeley’s Big Berkshire Trees — Winter Tree Week

Over 50 years ago, prolific writer and avid naturalist Morgan Bulkeley contributed more than 750 articles for the Berkshire Eagle. Under the title, “Our Berkshires,” Bulkeley illuminated the local history, people, and nature of our richly beautiful Berkshire home. ...

Conifer Confusion — Winter Tree Week

Conifer Confusion — Winter Tree Week

Spruce, Pine, or Fir? Not gonna lie, for the longest time I called all evergreens pine trees. Conifers solely existed in Christmas tree world, and countless holidays went by without realizing that the oh, Tannenbaum I was trimming was actually a fir — tannenbaum...

Go For A Sky Swim — Winter Tree Week

Go For A Sky Swim — Winter Tree Week

When you were a kid maybe you passed a summer afternoon laying on your back, without a care in the world, finding shapes in the clouds. For most of us, we can't remember the last time we slowed down enough to do this (or if we could let our imaginations still "find"...

Let’s Go Burl-lunking! — Winter Tree Week

Let’s Go Burl-lunking! — Winter Tree Week

Tree Warts, as my 7-year old calls them, are actually burls. And what exactly is a burl, you ask? A burl is a gnarly-looking, extraneous growth found on a tree. Scientists are still not sure what causes these bulges to occur, but have theorized that a burl may be made...

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