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Nature Rocks
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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:
Vote for @nature_org's digital education platform in the SXSWedu Panel Picker:
MT @RangerRickMag Ways that you and the kids can celebrate #SharkWeek
Do you have fond summer memories of #fireflies? Learn how you can help scientists track these special insects:
"Time in the classroom may be less important than time on the playground." New @nprnews report on the power of play:
Learning to appreciate the small things, and 5 other reasons to take your kids camping this summer (via @TreeHugger)
Check out our 2014 Summer Activity Guide for creative #nature activities for #kids:
Increase of 30% in long-distance hiking in 2014 via @nytimes
A few simple ideas to help grandparents (or busy parents) get the kids outside:
Why our children need to get outside and engage with nature, via @guardian
New study shows that schoolyards featuring natural terrain foster feelings of competance, reduce stress in children:
There are many ways - and many reasons - to get out and experience #nature in your local #park! #JulyOUTisIN