Nature Studies

We are both educators and we try to incorporate learning into everything we do with our son. We offer lots of ideas for incorporating nature studies into your every day lives both formally and informally.

Spring is made for spending time outdoors playing and exploring. A Spring Scavenger Hunt is a fun way to explore nature in the spring.
Spring Scavenger Hunt
Spring is made for spending time outdoors. I’ve never met a kid who didn’t love splashing in puddles and watching
Winter nature walk scavenger hunt
Winter Scavenger Hunt
Heading outdoors in the winter can be a lot of fun and there is so much to be learned. When
winter books
11 Frosty Books About Snow
Unfortunately, we don’t get much snow here in Arkansas so we have to experience snow primarily through books. I love
It's cold and there is moisture in the air so snow must be likely, right? Maybe not. Why does it snow? What is the difference between sleet and freezing rain? Let's find out!
Nature and Winter | Why Does it Snow and Other Winter Weather Facts
There is a winter storm warning but the weather forecasters can’t seem to decide if it will snow, sleet or
Have you ever wondered how animals survive winter? What do they do when it is cold and rainy or snowy? How do they adapt? Let's find out.
Nature and Winter | How Animals Survive Winter
Have you ever wondered how animals survive winter? What do they do when it is cold and rainy or snowy?
Have you ever wondered about how plants and trees survive in the winter? What physical changes occur? What keeps a plant or tree from dying? Let's find out!
Nature and Winter | How Plants and Trees Survive in Winter
Have you ever wondered about how plants and trees survive in the winter? What physical changes occur? What keeps a
Winter is a great time to go for walks with your kids. Here are some great reasons why you should take your kids out for a winter walk.
Take Your Kids For a Winter Walk
Many people dread the thought of being out in the cold during the winter season, other people (like me!) are
Birds are an incredibly important contributor to our ecosystem and Audubon Arkansas exists to study and protect birds while educating the public about conservation and techniques for observing them in the wild. 
Bird Education with Audubon Arkansas
If you are looking for a way to connect with nature, consider birding. Bird watching is a popular pastime made
Being able to identify birds when you go birdwatching is half the fun. These four birdwatching apps are FREE and conveniently located on your phone and accessible with the touch of a button.
4 FREE Birdwatching Apps to Download Today
Being able to identify birds when you go birdwatching is half the fun. These four birdwatching apps are FREE and
Attracting birds to your backyard is easy if you provide a pleasing environment. One of my favorite ways to do that is by creating a winter bird tree. It's fun and easy to do with the whole family.
How to Create a Winter Bird Tree | How To Make Birdseed Ornaments and Pinecones
Attracting birds to your backyard is easy if you provide a pleasing environment. One of my favorite ways to do