Happy Halloween

Halloween is always a fun and exciting holiday for children.  It is an opportunity to live out a fantasy as a favorite animal or character and really cut loose with friends and family.  And all this is before being allowed … READ MORE

Children and Conservation

Most of us didn’t start to learn the importance of conservation until we were adults: the idea of conservation was still new when we were children, and climate change was practically unheard of.  But now that we understand its importance, … READ MORE

Take It Outside Week

Children Are Born To Be Outside and Wild – Not Stuck Inside and Mild -Amy Sussna Klein This week, Oct. 16-22nd, is TAKE IT OUTSIDE WEEK sponsored by Head Start Body Start.  Time spent outdoors is an integral part of … READ MORE

Learning Science and Social Studies while Going Green

“We have not inherited the Earth from our parents; we have borrowed it from our children.” – L. Brown, 1981 Our children are our future, what we have is ultimately theirs.  That is why it is so important for us … READ MORE

Mud: A Renewable Resource

What is the one outdoor activity that every child loves (even if Mom doesn’t always agree)? Playing in the mud, of course! As we can all remember from our own childhoods, mud is that ever present, ever moldable toy that … READ MORE