Nature-based play is a key part of childhood and learning, and it’s, unfortunately, becoming rarer and rarer.
Fresh air, sunshine, and outdoor activities are great for children physically, and mentally.
It also increases their mood and behavior. It does the same thing to you, doesn’t it?
The natural curiosity of children is truly remarkable and being outdoors is a perfect base or foundation for their education.
Commit to getting outside for a defined period of time, every day. It’s often the simple act of getting outside that hinders us from doing it.
Having a nature journal is just one example of how you can use nature-based play to weave in other learning.
Providing your kids with some basic outdoor learning tools will inspire their nature-based learning. Things like a magnifying glass.