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40 Animal Habitats Project Ideas & Science Activities

The topic for this week’s Dr. Seuss science activities for kids is animal habitat project ideas and activities! Diving in to learning about where animals live — like our recent layers of the ocean zones habitat project for kids  — is a wonderful way to inspire an interest in animals and their environment.   40 …

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25 Nature-themed Christmas Books & Activities

Enjoy these Christmas-themed nature books and winter play activities! Christmas is a wonderful time to invite nature into the house! We love creating & crafting with natural items during the holidays — they’re not only free but plentiful.  Not to mention, some of them have such a wonderful scent! So enjoy these great play activities, …

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10 Thanksgiving Books for Kids about Gratitude & Traditions

A great list of Thanksgiving books about being thankful & funny Thanksgiving stories! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays — a time to talk about gratitude (try these free printable Family Conversation Starters that focus on gratitude & thankfulness!) and  celebrate why we’re thankful. And it’s nice to have extra time to spend with …

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10 Kids Books & Activities about Hibernation and Migration

Learn how animals prepare for winter with books & activities about hibernation and migration! Our kids are always curious about where animals go in the winter.  Like we explored with our animal habitat project,  animals either adapt to their surroundings or need to make a temporary move. One day, there are birds, squirrels and so …

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Leaf Hunt Books & Leaf Activities for Kids

Enjoy these gorgeous kids books about leaves — perfect to pair with favorite Fall activities this Autumn or to take with you on a leaf scavenger hunt! One of the best things about Autumn (next to the pumpkin bread, of course) are the beautiful leaves!  I love to go on long drives to see the …

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10 Camping Books for Kids + Where to Camp for Free!

Find free places to camp with your family and great books about camping for kids! Planning a family camping trip this year? Or maybe planning to pitch a tent in the backyard?  Family camping with kids can be tons of fun — sleeping under the stars, cooking over a campfire and spending some time unplugged …

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15 Fabulous Books about Forest Animals

 

The kids and I have always loved forest animals — probably because we live in the middle of the plains 😉  So seeing a moose doesn’t happen so often in our area.

But when we head out on vacation — trips to the Rocky Mountains or The Black Hills of South Dakota — we spend time seeking out and observing the amazing wildlife in the forest!

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10 Favorite Children’s Books about Summer

Summer is the time to kick back, relax and enjoy the day.  Kids relish in having the time to explore, create and connect with nature.  And reading is one of the best summer pasttimes – in a hammock, on vacation or tucked away somewhere secret. 

Here are some fun reads that celebrate all that summer has to offer:

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