Paracords are a type of lightweight, durable cord that has many uses. It's most known for being used in the creation of survival bracelets, but there are plenty of other ways to use a paracord that are just as creative and fun.
Mother Nature is a strong and consistent force in our lives, just like any mother in our lives who work hard and keep on going. Why don’t we look at some beautiful, simple and environmentally friendly art!
Winter brings special opportunities for creative expression. Nature herself creates a gallery of wonderwhen the temperatures dip below freezing and provides a canvas of white snow. It almost begs for us toget out thereandaddsome of our own personal creativity.
When you think of activities to do during the winter months in Canada, you may think of the usual sledding, ice skating, building a snowman, or dog sledding. But how about creating your own Winter Olympics in the backyard or local park?
Craft projects don’t have to be reserved for summer. Crafts using elements from nature can happen in any season. Bird feeders are welcome at any season as birds are migrating in the fall, feeding their young in the spring, or settling in for a cold winter’s night. And gathering natural treasures all through the year can spark everyone’s imagination.
This fall leaf craft is great for kids of all ages. BONUS: it's relatively simple and everything that’s needed, you should have on hand. All you need is half an hour, some wax paper, leaves, and a glue stick (optional to add a construction paper border around the edges).
Natural navigation means orienting yourself and crossing a landscape without needing to rely on technology like maps, gps or compass. Developing natural navigational awareness can really help you get your bearings if you ever get lost - and it will make outdoor exploration more meaningful and exciting!
Many families and schools are approaching March break and with travel restrictions in place, it’s left many of us feeling a little stressed and a little couped-up.However, as we continue to hear about closures, the outdoors remain wide open. Here are a few tips we’ve come up with to make the most of some extra time at home.