Foraging is the process of finding and harvesting food from the wild. It can be a fun and rewarding activity for the whole family, and it offers a variety of benefits. Kids are naturally curious and want to put just about everything into their mouths anyway, why not direct that towards tasty wild food? Foraging helps tap all that curious energy into nature exploration while teaching them valuable skills at the same time.
Giving our kids the freedom to just be kids can come with the occasional injury. And when it is their playmate that is injured, they do not hesitate to go to their rescue.
It is in our nature to help others. As we teach our children the basics of first-aid we are also allowing the development of compassion, self-esteem, and sense of purpose.
Taking the kids camping provides many benefits that the typical weekend trip to the water park may not. While staying in a hotel might be fun, being outdoors offers many psychological and physical benefits that promote an overall well-being – for life.
The list of benefits to getting outdoors and camping with your kids is long but let us take a look at four that just might get you to start planning some camping trips this summer.
There is a lot of science going on in your backyard or local park. As children learn more about the habitants of these spaces, the more they will appreciate nature and have a greater respect for all living creatures.
Let’s explore the wide world of plants, the magical discovery of birds, and the delicious rewards of a backyard wildlife habitat.
There are some important things to know about what to do when nature calls, in nature.
It may seem odd that wildlife uses the outdoors as their outhouse and that humans should behave differently with their own waste, but there are a couple good explanations for this.