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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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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...

Bird Brains – Anting Antics Activity

Bird Brains – Anting Antics Activity

Bird behaviors can be curious and fascinating when we take the time to watch and observe them. One of the stranger behaviors our feathered friends get up to is called "Anting." Basically, anting occurs when a bird rubs ants on themselves. Pretty self-explanatory...

WildMath – Outdoor Array Hunt

WildMath – Outdoor Array Hunt

Man, homeschooling has got me feeling all types of ways. Stressed ✔️ scared ✔️ overwhelmed ✔️✔️ but I'd be lying if I wasn't a little excited (like the eensiest, let's not go overboard here) 😬This is a unique opportunity to be involved in the kid's learning at a...

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...

5 Reasons To Walk In The Rain – Ashuwillticook Rail Trail

5 Reasons To Walk In The Rain – Ashuwillticook Rail Trail

airheWhere We Went : Ashuwillticook Rail Trail/Lanesborough entrance When We Went : Mid-June Difficulty (Boots 1 - 10) : 0 Boots! (except for our rain boots) Trail Length : 11.2 Miles (We only walked about 1.5 miles before turning around.) How Long it Took Us : 2...

50 Things To Do On the Trail

50 Things To Do On the Trail

  Sometimes keeping spirits up and minds occupied is more exhausting than the actual hiking! These games and activities will help you and your children stay engaged and interested out on the trail. Keep scrolling for all 50. 50 Things To Do On The Trail Follow...

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.  We have so much fun flying these outdoors! After seeing...

Air Bug & Bee – Indoor Nature Connection Day 7

Air Bug & Bee – Indoor Nature Connection Day 7

Do bugs shelter in place? You better bee-lieve it! Their reasons may be a little different than ours but they too need a safe nook to nest and hibernate. We can help our insect pals by building them a bug hotel. Hang it in your garden or backyard, just don't expect...

Eat Like an Insect – Indoor Nature Connection Day 6

Eat Like an Insect – Indoor Nature Connection Day 6

Today we'll be investigating how different kinds of insects eat and how their mouthparts are specially adapted to eat the food in their environments. This interactive activity allows kids to try to eat like different insects and learn how their unique mouths dictate...

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