Whether you’re embarking on a big trip or simply examining your own backyard, keeping a nature journal can hone your child’s skills of observation, writing, drawing, and self-expression. It can also be a lot of fun.
Try out their ideas, and share your own. Does your family press flowers, paint with watercolors, or mark up paper maps? Do you make digital scrapbooks instead of paper ones? Let us know in the comments.
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Great Kids, Great Outdoors is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Heather Stephenson