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    Here are 60 amazing ideas for exploring nature with your child through play, art and investigation! I recently gave a talk at a nature play group, in the middle of the woods, about activities to do with your child that involve natural resources and that encourage interaction with the natural world. ...
    August 9, 2012

    60 Ideas for using natural objects during play!

    • Organic Spa Magazine

      60 Nature Play Ideas for Kids! Here are 60 ideas for activities to do with natural materials at home, school or travel. #Playtime

    • Wrangling CCSS

      60 Nature Play Ideas for Kids! - great ideas for using sticks stones, mud, leaves, flowers and other natural elements for creative play times. Tie #literacy skills into outdoor play by making up stories using found objects, and #math skills by #counting and #grouping things.

    • Fatima Kom

      The Imagination Tree: 60 Nature Play Ideas for Kids! Good stuff to inspire activities with rocks, sticks, mud etc

    • Kids learning languages with Langmobile

      @Sara P. Imagination Tree: 60 Nature Play Ideas for Kids! Thank you for sharing this great ideas to enjoy the outdoors more fun things here

    • Rui Walker

      Hahaha, i need this! Nature Play South East London invited Anna from the Imagination Tree along to talk about creative play ideas for children with natural materials - for those inside days. She has put together this great list of '60 Nature Play Ideas for kids' as a result.

    • Elizabeth Crisfield

      The Imagination Tree: 60 Nature Play Ideas for Kids! These are really great ideas that employ all the senses for outdoor exploration.

    • Plainzwoman

      Great ideas for Earthing time with your child over at: The Imagination Tree: 60 Nature Play Ideas for Kids!

    • Kelly D

      60 Ideas for using natural objects during play. The Imagination Tree.

    • Renee Agius

      60 Nature Play Ideas for Kids from The Imagination Tree

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