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Celebrating Squirrel Appreciation Day

In BOOKS, NATURE SCHOOL

Did you know that this Sunday, January 21 is Squirrel Appreciation Day? While some may not always appreciate this nutty little rodent for stealing birdseed and terrorizing attics, squirrels play an important ecological role and are highly entertaining to watch, especially for children. In honor of these little nuts, I thought it’d be fun to share a few fun facts about squirrels, a couple squirrel jokes, some favorite squirrel books and even a craft and…

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Beautiful Children’s Picture Books About Nature

In BOOKS, NATURE SCHOOL

If your kids are anything like mine, they devour books. Rarely do we read a book just once. We read them over and over again until the words are memorized and the pictures are etched in our minds. My son loves silly books that make him laugh. My daughter loves sing-songy books that rhyme. And I love nature books that teach the kids about the wonder and beauty of the outdoors. One thing we all…

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Seeing is Believing – See the Possibilities

In BOOKS, FRIDAY FAVORITES

Here at Run Wild My Child, we don’t just encourage our boys to get outside. We want our daughters to have those same incredible experiences connecting with nature— wading through a muddy creek, collecting bugs, climbing trees, running through fields full of lightening bugs at dusk. We want to get girls outside and keep them there! Inspiring our girls The benefits of outside play are innumerable, and girls should have access to all of these…

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