In Award-winning writer Lyanda Lynn Haupt’s Rooted, cutting-edge science supports a truth that poets, artists, mystics, and earth-based cultures across the world have proclaimed over millennia: life on this planet is radically interconnected.
Every year we aim to match nature time with the average amount of American kid screen time (which is currently 1200 hours per year). Have a goal. Track your time outside. Take back childhood. Inspire others.
Disconnect: The Outdoor Education Podcast explores the topics of what Outdoor Education is in the modern school setting, what it's role is, where it's headed and why it's more important now than ever.
"Free to Learn" argues that the current education system suppresses children's natural curiosity and creativity. Peter Gray proposes that free play is crucial to children's learning and development, and that children should be empowered to direct their own education to thrive in the modern world.
With the celebration of Earth Day this month - get inspired to save the Earth with these informative and important books. We highly recommend Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. See more Earth Day-inspired books!
In this important book, a pediatric occupational therapist and founder of TimberNook shows how outdoor play and unstructured freedom of movement are vital for children’s cognitive development and growth.
"Play it Forward" is an educational podcast hosted by playground designer Lukas Ritson, exploring the importance of play and taking risks in Early Childhood. The podcast features interviews with leading early education experts and play advocates, offering practical takeaways for parents and educators to support children's development.
"Last Child in the Woods" by Richard Louv discusses the disconnect between children and nature, and offers solutions through interviews with parents, scientists, and environmentalists. Louv shows how parents can help their children experience the natural world, leading to greater family connectedness and joy.