Blogs & News
Fun Blogs for Great Ideas
Blogs are a great way to get ideas and see what others are doing. Here are some links to blogs we enjoy. Let us know if you would like to be added to the list!
The Risky Kids by Angies Six
The Risky Kids is a place to share a different way to play and parent: one that worries less, encourages freedom and fun, and yes, might include a few bumps and bruises. Indianapolis, IN
ActiveKidsClub.com by Kari Svenneby (@activekidsclub)
You can start your own local playgroup right on her site. Many playgroups are already active across the country, everywhere from Las Vegas, Nevada to Camden, Maine.
Go Explore Nature by Debi Huang (@GoExploreNature)
She provides Fun Friday activities and tons of useful tips, like 50 Ways to Explore Nature in Your Own Backyard.
Fun Orange County Parks by Michele Whiteaker (@OCPlayParks)
Michele’s blog started as a “playground blog” for her community, and now offers plenty of great content for everybody, like Making Playing Outside a Habit in 30 Days.
The Family Campman by Eric “Campman” (@familycampman)
This father of two gives great tips on camping with a family, but also branches into other outdoor territory like Geocaching.
Backyard Mama by Shannon Baer (@backyardmama)
Her blog’s tag line, “Field Notes From the Backyard Revolution” is inspiration in itself! Her posts offer activities and information to make “backyard” nature fun, such as Ten Ways to Enjoy the Fall Season.
(thanks to National Wildlife Federation for the above list)
What is in the News?
Connect to the Children & Nature Network for the latest national and international news and updates. You will find great articles about getting outdoors.
The New Nature Movement - Field Notes from the Future: Tracking the Movement to Connect People and Nature. Richard Louv's blog.