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This FREE printable Earth Day Scavenger Hunt is a great way to inspire kids of all ages to learn about environmental activities and earth-friendly behaviors!  See if your kids can find, photograph and complete all the challenges during Earth Week!   Earth Day Scavenger Hunt (free printable!) While we all know that we should focus …

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Grab this free printable Earth Day Scavenger Hunt activity and inspire kids to learn more about our environment! Today’s activity combines both fun and learning like so many of our scavenger hunts for kids!  When most of us were young, environmental issues weren’t as well discussed or researched.  Now, our kids learn about them in …

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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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I’m so excited that we are finally seeing some spring weather!  We are so past due – and it’s cutting into our gardening schedule. 

I’ll admit, I am not one of those amazing Martha Stewart-type gardeners, but I really do enjoy having a small backyard garden each summer.  The kids and I choose a few favorite plants along with some new items to try each year and then we get dirty, watch the plants grow and reap the harvest (literally!)

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Explore science with this 3D Water Cycle science project built with LEGOs®! I love taking a not-so-easy-to-explain topic like The Water Cycle and turning it into a hands-on learning activity where you can see your child’s eyes light up as they begin to grasp the concept!  And water conservation for kids is SUPER important for …

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Explore science & seasonal changes this week with ideas for items to include on your Fall Nature Table! I’m so excited because I have proof that Fall is coming!  If you’re still suffering through the lingering summer heat, I know you’re with me when I say that I can’t WAIT for the cooler temps. But …

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A fun outdoor science activity that let’s you measure the biodiversity of living things in your backyard ecosystem! Many times, you’ll hear kids say “hey, there’s a bird!” or “this is the tallest tree in our yard!” This activity takes it one step further to inspire kids to notice the DIFFERENT types of trees, plants, …

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