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Nature Alphabet by Pamela Evans

March is a great time to get outdoors. I know, I say that about every month! But there is something about a nice spring day that makes a walk outside invigorating and we can make learning letters outside fun too.

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Inquiry Based Learning by Pamela Evans

This is the first in a series of blog posts with brief descriptions and suggestions for bringing the preschool experience into your home. The series will cover some various teaching styles that help preschoolers blossom. Hopefully a little something for everyone. Today, Inquiry Based Learning.

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Wildrock - Get Outside! by Pamela Evans

Hi Friends, This is not my usual type of post as it is location specific. But if you do not live in the Central Virginia - Shenandoah Valley area, perhaps you are lucky enough to have a nature playscape near you! 

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Playing Safely Outside by Pamela Evans

Time outside is wonderful, but there are things you and your child need to avoid. This post is my yearly outdoor hazard update because it's important to know what to look out for, especially if you are not used to spending a lot of time outdoors. If you and your child are already used to spending a lot of time in nature you may want to skip to the bottom of the post for some good links:)

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Winter Nature Walk by Pamela Evans

If you are lucky enough to live where you get snow in the winter, you know the joy children feel when they get to play, sled, build a  snowman, and throw snowballs. There is also nothing like a Winter Nature Walk even if it's just at the local park or in your own back yard.

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My Two Favorite Things for Nature Walks by Pamela Evans

It's been a busy couple weeks with book fairs and presentations. As promised to those who attended I am sharing links to my two favorite things to have on hand when you are out in nature with children.

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Rain, Rain, Go Away by Pamela Evans

It happens...sometimes it seems like the rain or snow just won't stop. Being cooped up with your preschooler can drive you both a little crazy. Here are a few things to keep in mind at those times.

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Beach Fun and Beach Care by Pamela Evans

It's great to visit the beach in the summer. It's also a good time for children to learn to care about the beach. Here is an update to my annual "leave the beach better than you found it" post.

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Nature - Know What to Expect! by Pamela Evans

Time outdoors is time well spent for children and adults alike. This post is an update of one from last summer because it's important to know what to watch out for especially if you don't spend a lot of time out in nature. Today’s blog will focus on introducing children to the concept of hazards. If you and your child are already used to spending a lot of time in nature you may want to skip to the bottom of the post for some good links:)

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