Connecting with nature
It’s after school, and you have a bit of time before you have to start dinner. Or you’re in between appointments and have some time to kill at a local park.
What can you and your kids do outside in half an hour to connect to nature, de-stress and get some fresh air? Lots! Read on for fun activities that will help your kids explore and learn from the wildness that’s just outside their back door and down the street.
This story originally published in May 2012 and was updated in March 2018.