nature-based play

Encouraging Family Ecotherapy and Nature-Based Play

It\’s no secret that our kids need less screen time and more \”scene time.\” Anyone who was born prior to the 1980s knows that being outside and creating adventures with friends was the main form of entertainment back in the day. And what a good one it was! Sandpits became beaches, tire swings became rockets, …

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\”No Mow\” May | An Easy Way to Protect our Pollinators

For many places across the globe, this last winter was…ODD. From overly cold temps to a Spring that seemed to never come, our gardening plans are needing to be postponed a few weeks in 2022. This unusual weather is also hard on our pollinators; many of which haven\’t gotten Mother Nature\’s wake-up call to get …

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Labyrinth Walking

Walk, Turn, Walk, Turn, Walk, Turn: Labyrinth Walking

Walk, Turn, Walk, Turn, Walk, Turn, Walk, Turn… The labyrinth is the symbol of unity and wholeness. The labyrinth creates moments of connection to oneself, to another, and to creation as a whole. This walking activity connects us to the greater community of things. Honestly,  there is no one way to take a labyrinth walk. I …

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fairy houses and fairy gardens

Summer Unplugged: Whimsical Books about Fairy House Building

Here at Audrey Press, we love the whimsical… …the unique, the wonderful. We love things that stretch the imagination of humans of ALL ages while offering up some much-needed WONDER in a sometimes noisy and confusing world. So it makes total sense since we are super-fans of things like dragons as best friends or Willy …

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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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