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Loose Parts Nature Play

Aug 29, 2021

Why aren’t children connecting to nature?

Why should children connect with nature?



Join an online challenge or group

Seasonal photo challenges

Weekly topic challenges 

Outdoor family communities


State Programs

DNR—Get Up and Go Outside

DNR Kids Page

Hoosier Outdoor Child

Indiana Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights

Patch Programs—challenge, encouragement


National Programs

National Parks—build them into vacations

NP Webrangers

NP Junior Ranger Programs

No Child Left Inside



Outdoor study challenges


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