You don’t need to go on an archeological dig to find the Earth’s hidden treasures. Through the process of EarthCaching, treasure hunters of all ages can discover ancient mountains, sunken forests, and countless other gems
Play an active running game that is fun, educational, and very unfair. Players will learn that invasive species play by a different set of rules than the natives. This activity would work well at a summer camp or as part of an after-school program.
Has spring really sprung? Taking part in Project BudBurst is easy, fun, and affordable. With Operation Green Thumb, using a blend of scientific investigation and Internet resources, youth get in touch with their inner gardener.
Yoga is a great form of physical and mental exercise for anyone. However, children can also greatly benefit from youth yoga programs. Yoga can help increase strength, flexibility, coordination, self-esteem, stamina, and confidence among children.
Join the team of detectives on the mission to explore "the journey of food" through innovative and integrative school and community gardening programs. The webinar will highlight the benefits of gardening, curriculum connections, activities, technology tools, food and nutrition, and related initiatives.
Want to learn about a program that teaches individuals how to balance time, manage stress, eat mindfully, be physically active, and sleep well in order to live a more balanced life? Then this webinar is for you!
Community Gardens are an underutilized resource for Extension educational programming. While many communities have community gardens, Extension’s involvement varies. Many times, schools, nursing facilities, hospitals, or private landowners develop the gardens with no input from Extension.
Creating a balance of outdoor play, learning, and fitness for preschool children requires more than just an enclosed space with safe equipment. The area should also promote inquiry, imagination, and adventure, but until recently, child care providers had no way to formally rate outdoor spaces with these criteria in mind.