Enjoy nature, close to home

Children and their families benefit from going outside, even when they can’t go too far from home.  Read about it in Why nature play is so good for kids, especially now.

While some activities aren’t possible while you’re physically distancing, there’s still plenty to do. 20+ nature activities for kids has some great suggestions. Find more ideas in:

Do you have a child who is reluctant to touch natural objects? Find tips in Message in a Backpack TM Nature Play with Sensitive Children.

 

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