- Find a consistent time you can get outside each day (or at least 5 days during the week).
- Find 1-2, 30 minutes slots where you can do a fun activity. One of these will be your weekly nature activity that I will email to you.
- Find 1 time during the week where you have an hour or two to go for a hike or some other activity that involves a nature destination besides your home.
- Was it hard for you to find time? Post your answer in the Facebook group!
Module: Phase 2 - Lesson 4 - Finding Time
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This lesson is all about finding time every day and week where you can get outside with your kids. Look for about 10 minutes everyday (for unstructured play), about 30 minutes once or twice a week (for planned activities like your weekly activity), and an hour or two once a week (for a hike or visit to the zoo).
Lessons for Phase 2
All Lessons in Phase 2
Phase 2 - Lesson 1 - Perfectionism
Perfectionism is boring, paralyzing, and impossible. Let's plan our outdoor adventures well so that we contain the chaos, but we also need t...
Phase 2 - Lesson 2 - Nature Destination
There are 4 different nature destinations: home, close to home, educational sites, and wild places. Determine the nature destinations that y...
Phase 2 - Lesson 3 - Nature Activity Type
There are 6 nature activity types: home nature, living nature, non-living nature, education, adventure, and activism. Start thinking about w...
Phase 2 - Lesson 4 - Finding Time
This lesson is all about finding time every day and week where you can get outside with your kids. Look for about 10 minutes everyday (for u...
Phase 2 - Lesson 5 - Daily Nature
Find a consistent time everyday when you can get your kids outside for at least 10 minutes of unstructured nature play.
Phase 2 - Lesson 6 - Weekly Nature
Set a goal to do some kind of planned nature activity for 30 minutes, 2 – 3 times per week. One of these activities should include the weekl...
Phase 2 - Lesson 7 - Monthly Nature
Set a goal to do something fun and different at least once every month. For some people, this might be going to a special destination like t...
Phase 2 - Lesson 8 - Yearly Nature Adventure
The yearly nature adventure is when you get to spend time in "wild" nature with your family! For many of us, this will be our big yearly cam...