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Nature Rocks
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Bird watching - catching the fall bird migration:
In honor of the UN’s International Day of the Girl today, we salute the power of girls:
Tomorrow is International #WalktoSchoolDay! Here are a few reasons to try a walk or bike to school with your child:
49 outdoor activities for your children to do before they turn five: #playoutside
Join @nature_org's #NatureWorks Everywhere & @NSTA on 10/6 for a free webinar - "Bringing Nature into the Classroom"
R ur kids stressed? anxious? don't know what to do? go for a bike ride, enjoy nature- I did! @NatureRocks ^drHansa
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Entrance to all of America's #NationalParks will be free tomorrow (September 27) for National Public Lands Day!
Join @nature_org's #NatureWorks Everywhere & @NSTA on 10/6 for a free webinar - "Bringing Nature into the Classroom"
For National Public Lands Day, children's author @marykaycarson discusses science in parks and public lands: #NPLD
Fall is one of the best times to get out into #nature. Get inspired with our #Activity Guide!
Forest schools and outdoor learning offer a myriad of benefits to kids:
Looking for new places to get out and enjoy the fall weather? Check out our Nature Finder map:
Join @nature_org's #NatureWorks Everywhere & @NSTA on 10/6 for a free webinar - "Bringing Nature into the Classroom"
The parents of Nature Rocks take a look back at the summer of 2014 and at what helped us grow as parents the most:
There are two gifts we must give our children: One is roots, the other is wings.
What makes a great #recess for every kid? Ask yourself the following questions: #backtoschool (via @Playworks)
A new study shows that kids who ditch smartphones for outdoor fun are ‘substantially’ better at reading emotions:
Enter for a chance to #win4recess. Snag $1,000 of playground equipment! NoPurchNec.4rulesC
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We're excited to be featured in a new @HuffPostParents piece outlining how #nature helps #kids live & learn better:
Scientists are using remote cameras to document & protect #wildlife. In the process, they're getting amazing photos:
We love this new #WeAretheWild campaign and video from @Wilderness:
.@kindies_rock @TorontoWaldorf That is great to hear! Thanks for sharing!
Turn summer nature activities into #enviroed lessons for students! Ideas to start with in new @EEWeek blog post:
For the long #LaborDayWeekend, we've put together our favorite posts with tips for #camping with #kids:
This #backtoschool season, one mom is making a pact with her daughter that back to school does not mean back inside:
“Nature is a powerful teacher.” In our news round up, the educational value of going outside:
MT @explorsomething Happy 98th Birthday to the @NatlParkService. All National Parks parks are open for free today!
Do kids learn better outdoors? Take a look!
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Nature benefits the way children live & learn. Check out this great infographic from @NatureRocks to learn more.
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Great tips! MT @Nature_DCMDVA Check this out! RT @MotherNatureNet: 5 ways to #green your child's classroom #education
Play improves kid's emotional wellbeing, says new report by the Children's Play Policy Forum: