Category Archives: audio/video

Monday thought of the week: look up

A thought (especially at the 2 minute mark):

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VIDEO: The Importance of Nature Play

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Monday thought of the week: get out of their way

A thought: I’m often asked by parents what advice can I give them to help get kids interested in science? And I have only one bit of advice. Get out of their way. Kids are born curious. Period. I don’t … Continue reading

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Travel Oregon’s “The 7 Wonders of Oregon”

More info on each place here. We’ve been to Mt. Hood, the coast, and I’ve visited Crater Lake in my youth. There is much more of Oregon to experience! Here’s to hoping that I’ll be able to take my kids … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Trailer for “Nature Play – A Scandinavian Perspective On Children and Nature”

2-minute trailer: 13-minute trailer:

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VIDEO: Get hooked on nature: Ben Klasky at TEDxRainier

Whether you are looking for inspiration to get your children or students outside, or you already do, anyone interested in the movement to connect children to nature would do well to spend 13 minutes watching this:

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Films about connecting children to nature

Nature Kids (my thoughts) Play Again (my thoughts) Project Wild Thing (my thoughts – coming soon!) Mother Nature’s Child Nature Play – A Scandinavian Perspective On Children and Nature

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VIDEO: The discovery of the last child in the woods

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Screening of UK children and nature documentary “Project Wild Thing,” Jan. 15

On January 15th, there will be a screening of the UK children and nature documentary Project Wild Thing. Here’s the trailer: Information on the screening here, and the link for requesting tickets (free, but a $5 donation suggested) here.

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REVIEW: Nature Kids documentary (& Giveaway!)

I have previously mentioned the documentary Nature Kids (website/Facebook/Twitter) several times on this blog. I am happy to share that the film is completed and available on DVD or view-on-demand. The film looks at the concern over loss of nature connection … Continue reading

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