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5 Ways To Celebrate the Summer Solstice

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice marks the official start of summer, as well as the longest day of the year.

With warmer temperatures and more hours of daylight, there’s ample opportunity to get outdoors, explore, and truly make the most of the season.

Here are five of our favorite ways to celebrate the summer solstice…

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5 Ways To Celebrate the Spring Equinox

The spring equinox marks the official beginning of spring, and the date on which day and night are roughly equal in length. Here in the Northern Hemisphere the days will continue to lengthen and the sun will continue to travel higher in the sky, leading up to the summer solstice.

With warmth, light, and life returning to the Earth, it’s a perfect time to head outdoors as a family and appreciate the beauty and magic of the season. Here are five of our favorite ways to celebrate the spring equinox…

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DIY Owl Eye Viewer Tutorial

If you've ever had the good luck to spot an owl, you might have noticed that it appeared to be turning its head all the way around! Owls have the ability to rotate their heads close to 270 degrees. How come? Because there's something unique about their eyes...

Humans and most animals have eyes that are round like balls. That means we can look up, down, left, and right without having to move our head at all. Owls, on the other hand, have eyes shaped like tubes. As a result, they can't move their eyes, and have to move their entire head instead. 

By creating an owl eye viewer you can experience an owl’s range of vision firsthand…

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5 Ways to Celebrate the Winter Solstice

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice marks the official start of winter, as well as the shortest day of the year.

Although it can feel like a dark and dreary time, there’s still plenty of natural beauty to be found outdoors, as well as ample opportunities for creating your own warmth, light, and magic inside.

Here are five of our favorite ways to celebrate the winter solstice…

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5 Ways To Celebrate the Fall Equinox

The Fall Equinox marks the official beginning of autumn, and the date on which day and night are roughly equal in length. Here in the Northern Hemisphere the days will continue to shorten, and the sun will continue to travel lower in the sky, leading up to the winter solstice.

With cooler temperatures on the horizon and leaves starting to fall, it’s a perfect time to head outdoors as a family and appreciate the beauty and magic of the season. Here are five of our favorite ways to celebrate the Fall Equinox...

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Tips & TricksEmma HuvosComment
4 Tips For Helping Your Child Connect TO Nature (Even If You’re Not A “Nature Person”)

As a nature-based early childhood educator, I hear all the time from parents who want their kiddos to be spending more time outdoors, but aren’t quite sure where to begin. And I get it! Unplugging and heading outdoors can feel intimidating. But it doesn’t have to. Here are my top 4 tips for helping your child connect with nature — even if you’re not a “nature person."

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