Out in the World

Shelter In Place Discussion Questions for Kids : Could YOU \”Live Tiny?\”

(Guest post from Becky Flansburg) The world is such a different place right now. And there\’s much debate about when Shelter In Place, quarantine, social distancing, and other COVID-19 mandates will end. No one really knows, but I do know is that there are silver linings among the cloud of this pandemic. I\’ll give you …

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Adding Backyard Science and Fun to Your Homeschooling Plan

In a time of Social Distancing, there\’s one global resource that is available to everyone, at any time–The Great Outdoors! Nature is healthy, safe and free… perfect for kids to continue to grow and learn during these uncertain times. Your own backyard is a great place for your child to get outside in play. In …

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Earth Hour 2020

A brilliant diverse picture that is perfect for Earth Hour 2020

Reading is important. Honoring our Earth is critical. Here\’s an amazing idea for how to combine the two! As humans, it\’s really, really up to us to change our ways to reverse the environmental issues that are plaguing our planet.  “We can\’t save the world by playing by the rules, because the rules have to …

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Nature and reducing ADHD symptoms (It\’s a \”Thing\”)

ADHD is a topic I am very, very familiar with. From parenting kids to my own personal struggles, I can assure you that the connection between the calming of ADHD  and nature is not fabricated in any way. Studies have shown that kids with ADHD focus better when they spend time outdoors and this “nature …

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