Tag Archives: Free Range Kids

Top 10 things to do support your child’s learning, Forest School Style

Top 10 things to do outside with your kids: Forest School Style! by Leah Edmonds Playing outside with the children you care for is a great way to spend quality time. Here are some tips on how to maximize your child’s … Continue reading

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How to Tobboggan

   Since the word got out about Hamilton’s sledding ban, the news and social media have been giving a lot of attention to tobogganing. Calgary has now followed suit, restricting many of their local hills.  Stories of severe injury have been popping up … Continue reading

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Top Ten Ways to Get Your Kids Outside More This Fall

  1.) Phone the School Principal/ Daycare Director to complain when your children come home too clean, or if they stay in for recess. Praise the school when they come home dirty. 2.) At meet the teacher night be sure … Continue reading

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Top 20 Reasons to Attend the 2014 Manitoba Nature Summit

1.) To network with some truly amazing people. 2.) To re-discover wonder. 3.) Because when else can you attend a conference and not have to iron anything? 4.) You want a world that values play and children who appreciate nature. … Continue reading

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An Evening with Lenore Skenazy

“Lenore had a crowd of 200 laughing so hard that many of my friends said they felt like they’d just seen a great comedy show. Her speech was one of the most entertaining and enlightening ever. It showed that we … Continue reading

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What Free Range Kids Means to Me

I’ve been following Lenore Skenazy’s blog, Free Range Kids, for over five years upon recommendation from a parent, Jennifer, I used to work for, and respect immensely. Lenore’s book of the same title, resonated with truth for my friend Jen. She told me that … Continue reading

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