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Building Literacy: Nature Journals for Beginning Writers

Nature journals for beginning writers

This post is the third in a series about engaging children with literacy outdoors by Debi Huang of Go Explore Nature. If your family enjoys spending time outdoors and learning about nature, keeping a nature journal is a fun way for young children to practice their early writing skills. It’s … [Read more...]

Using Field Guides to Make Reading Fun

Using field guides to motivate reluctant readers

This post is by regular contributor Debi Huang of Go Explore Nature. My 5 ½-year-old is just beginning to discover the joy of reading. But it hasn’t always been easy. In fact, just a few months ago he was anything but interested. It seemed the books that had engaged his older brother – both the … [Read more...]

Literacy and the Great Outdoors: 10 Outdoor Literacy Ideas

Outdoor Literacy Ideas-Field Guides

This post is by regular contributor Debi Huang of Go Explore Nature. There’s no reason learning the ABCs needs to be limited to an indoor space. In fact, there are lots of ways to encourage a love of reading and writing by spending time outside. Here are ten literacy activities I’ve enjoyed with my … [Read more...]