You can help your kids connect with nature and put smiles on their faces. We offer these excellent discounted nature kits for kids (below) that can be used right in the yard. Neat nature treasure hunts are offered, and the activities are "kid-friendly". The begin with something kids do naturally--picking up leaves, collecting pine cones, stuffing their pockets with acorns--you can increase their awareness of nature and get them unplugged from their Ipod, computer, TV...whatever! Other kits teach them how to do leaf and tree projects all year round...so many adventures waiting in their own backyards.
Nature Kits for Kids
The nature kits (above) have leaf & tree guides, a Leaf Collecting Album, and a durable plastic leaf collecting envelope designed for kids. New material is added to the book, so that it covers more trees (over 100) and sends kids off on nature hunts--not only the Great Leaf Hunt, but challenges to find winged seeds, leaf galls, spiny husks, and more. Your children learn classification skills by categorizing leaves and needles into twenty recognizable shapes (smooth, toothed, hand-shaped, etc). The identification is extremely easy and intuitive, so children don't need to know the difference between a Hickory and a Tupelo before searching out the leaves--they just need to find a light-bulb shaped simple leaf (Tupelo) and the feather-shaped compound. You get the picture! Enjoy browsing through our slide show of Nature Kits for Kids!Related Posts:
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Robert Morton, M.Ed., Ed.S. writes about transforming urban sprawl into wildlife-friendly spaces, one yard at a time! Click HERE to read his story. A percentage of income from ad sales is donated to the Black Swamp Bird Observatory. Have you created a wildlife-friendly space in your yard? We'd enjoy posting it! Contact us at the secure Bpath Mail Form.