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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9 Post-Turkey Trails & Fresh Air Friday Hikes

9 Post-Turkey Trails & Fresh Air Friday Hikes

Looking for a place to take a post-turkey stroll? Want to dodge the Black Friday crowds & celebrate Fresh Air Friday instead?
Check out these 9 Berkshire County locations perfect for an after-dinner walk or a needed break from the holiday crush.

Thank You Walk & Gratitude Tree Activity

Thank You Walk & Gratitude Tree Activity

One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is the habit of gratitude, fostering within them with the ability to raise forth positive emotions in their own lives.
Practicing gratitude as a family not only instills children with a lifelong ability to evoke positive emotions, but it also builds deeper family bonds. We build family connections through hiking, but one of my favorite ways to teach gratitude along the way is by taking a gratitude walk. 

6 Ways to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in the Berkshires

6 Ways to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in the Berkshires

November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to pay tribute and celebrate the rich ancestry, history, and traditions of the first people on this soil. Through dance, family traditions, and music, we can learn the diverse stories and long history of Indigenous...

This is Mohican Land: 6 Hikes to Honor It

This is Mohican Land: 6 Hikes to Honor It

October 10th marks Indigenous Peoples' Day with the following month of November ushering in Native American Heritage Month. Colonization has led to the erasure of this land's first inhabitants, their stories, and their heritage, and reinforced a misconception that...

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!...

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...

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...

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, instinctively they’ll know it’s time to migrate.
We’re all familiar with the breathtaking sight of a flock of geese winging overhead in that “V” formation but did you know that it is a pretty perfect example of teamwork?

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 variety of trees in spring and fall. 

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