Author: Hillary Clark

Nature photography for kids

Sometimes technology can take over kids’ lives to the point where they don’t get enough healthy nature connection. Through nature photography, we can harness that obsession with gadgets and pair it with a natural fascination with the more-than-human world. And while having a quality camera can definitely give a leg up, any old camera phone […]

Explore the interesting world of ants!

When I was around 9, I spent countless hours after school watching two colonies of ants on my sidewalk. They marched in meandering lines along the sidewalk, collecting food and carrying it back to the entrance holes to their nests. When two ants met, they tapped each other all over with their little antennae before passing […]

Explore the outdoors on snowshoes and skis

It can be challenging to figure out how to get outside with kids during the winter. Sometimes the ground is covered in a blanket of snow as deep as some toddlers are tall! Luckily there are plenty of organizations who offer low-cost or free, family friendly outings to help you make the most of this season. […]

Exploring the moon

Quick! Do you know what phase the moon is in, without looking? Now that the days are so short, we have less time to spend outside in the sunshine. But, that also means we have more time to spend with the night sky! When we’re children, we’re naturally fascinated by space — by the vastness of it, […]