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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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First Week Hikes 2021

First Week Hikes 2021

First Week Hikes 2021   The past few years we’ve celebrated the turn of a new year with a First Day Hike. Read about the changes for 2021 below and then check out this list of family-friendly winter hikes to help you plan your own First Week Hike adventure. ...

2020 Local Holiday Shopping Guide

2020 Local Holiday Shopping Guide

2020 man. Honestly, as each day ticks by I have less and less to say about it. Dismay and disbelief compounds on the daily.  But like the Grinch finally realized, you can't stop Christmas from coming. And maybe — if we choose a local store — maybe we can make...

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"...

7 Winter Solstice Rituals (+ Free Printable)

7 Winter Solstice Rituals (+ Free Printable)

During the busy holiday months it's so easy to get caught up in the rush and bustle, swept into the commercial cyclone and miss out on moments to reflect, connect, and renew. Celebrating the Winter solstice can be the perfect time to remind ourselves that we are part...

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...

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