By: Martianne Stanger As we approach autumn, stores scream, “Back-to-school!” I, on the other hand, cheer, “Stay outside!” When summer winds down and unfolds into fall, I think it is more important than ever to ensure ample time for children to play and explore outside. Young bodies (and, truthfully even old ones, like mine) are not … More 5 Free Spots for Autumn Adventures
By: Martianne Stanger It was a long, cold winter. Now spring is finally here! So, put away the coats and snow boots and break out the daypacks. It is time to get outside to take advantage of lots of hands-on learning and fun. Five favorite things we already have on our May calendar as possibilities … More Spring has Sprung. Get Outside for Learning and Fun!
By: Martianne Stanger Have you noticed how beautiful the autumn weather has been this year? Without doubt, our family has and we’ve been taking full advantage of it. This fall, I don’t think anyone would ask us the question that Janice posed here on the blog last summer, “Whatever Happened to Playing Outside?” For, as … More 5 Local Places to Enjoy Autumn Outside