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!
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...
Wolf Trees on a Wolf Moon – Road’s End Wildlife Sanctuary
Where We Went: Mass Audubon Road's End Wildlife Sanctuary / Worthington When We Went: January 10th, 2020 Difficulty/Boots 1-10: 2 Boots Trail Length: 1 mile How Long it Took Us: 2.5 Hours Overview : January 10th - it's 5p.m. and the moon is full. We spent...
Kid-Tinted Glasses — The Bidwell House Museum & Trails
Re-framing the outdoors through kid-tinted glasses.
DIY Oak Leaf & Acorn Ornament
Craft along and create a super cute oak leaf & acorn ornament! We use two different felting techniques to make these easy ornaments, perfect for gifting or your own tree! Oak Leaf & Acorn Ornament Materials Crock pot filled 1/4 way full of water &...
7 Winter Solstice Rituals (+ Free Printable)
Creating your own meaningful traditions and celebrations of Winter solstice helps us cultivate deeper connections — connections to nature, to family and friends, to all the things that matter most to us. It becomes a time to feed our spirits and nurture our souls, a much needed break from the frantic preparations we take on during this time of year.
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
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
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
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
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...
OUTDOOR NATURE HUNT
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