Resources

There are many resources to support a nature based lifestyle and education. Come discover the wonderful activities families can do together to explore the world around us!

Resource Books:

Louv, Richard. Last Child in the Woods

Ward, Jennifer. I Love Dirt

Wilson, Ruth. Nature and Young Children

The Nature Connection: An Outdoor Workbook for kids, families, and classrooms

 

Articles supporting Environmental Education:

http://www.naeyc.org/tyc/article/connecting-young-children-with-nature 

http://www.nwf.org/what-we-do/kids-and-nature.aspx 

http://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/children-and-nature/

 

Nature Organizations:

NAAEE     North American Association for Environmental Education

www.naaee.net

 Natural Start Alliance

naturalstart.org

Children and Nature Network

www.childrenandnature.org

Green Hearts

www.greenheartsinc.org 

NAEYC      National Association for the Education for the Young

www.naeyc.org

National Wildlife Association

www.nwf.org/what-we-do/kids-and-nature

 

Family fun websites:

http://www.naturerocks.org/

https://www.parentmap.com/article/11-fun-ideas-for-exploring-nature-with-kids

https://www.nwf.org/Kids/Family-Fun.aspx?s_subsrc=Web_Footer__FamilyFun

http://cincinnatiusa.com/article/take-hike-10-family-friendly-hiking-spots