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May 02, 2020     Category: NatureCrafts

Spring is here! The birds are out, chirping, and hungry! What better activity to do with your kids this summer than to make some homemade bird feeders! The feeder will quickly energize any backyard and give the kids a chance to do bird watching and learn more about our feathered friends. And these bird feeders are all made with easy, available household items.We are cheating a bit for this blog . . . simply could not resist this fun project for kids, especially since so many are at home indefinitely. The following came from www.yourda...

March 17, 2020     Category: Family FunSTEMNature

Everything is off kilter at this moment. We are being barraged with all kinds of messages: some sensible and some are very confusing. The kids are confined, schools are closed, restaurants are running at 50% capacity and parents are frustrated.What to do? Take a deep breath and take this show outside! Grab the kiddies and go out and get some fresh air, go for a leisurely hike, explore the nesting bird habitats and maybe do some weeding!   The biggest value of learning about nature is that it already exists. You can’t miss it! It i...

April 09, 2017     Category: St. AugustineExcercise

Enjoying Nature Around St. AugustineLooking for a family-time activities this weekend? It's the perfect time of year to enjoy St. Augustine's beautiful parks and get have family bonding time and get exercise! Get walking! Walking for the sake of walking can be a strange concept for kids. By trying to see the world from a child's perspective, we stand to learn so much by simply observing them exploring nature. So get your children outside and enjoy their unencumbered delight in exploration.Recreational walks around St. Augustine concentr...

March 12, 2017     Category: Outdoor adventuresTogethernessFamilyExerciseHealth

Hiking with kids is a great way to get them connected to the outdoors at a young age.As Spring approaches, we challenge you to get your kids out on the trails! Family hikes teach our children to appreciate and enjoy nature while also encouraging exercise and family togetherness. Here are some helpful tips:1. Keep it easy & feature-friendly. At first, select a hike that isn’t too long or too strenuous – remember that for kids, the hike is about the experience. Picking a trail that has some features – be it a lake, stream, wa...