The Pino Loop Trail at Elena Gallegos didn't disappoint today! We found everything on our scavenger hunt except a Whiptail Lizard (it's a little early in the season for them to be out and about).
Our amazing partners, Albuquerque Sign Language Academy received a $10,000 Outdoor Equity Fund grant to bring more young New Mexicans into its Honey Badger Conservation Crew.
Nature Niños was able to support the amazing work of the Albuquerque Sign Language Academy and their Honey Badger Conservation Crew today! Nature Niños youth & families showed up to study, learn, grow & experience nature out at Shady Lakes today. We examined aquatics invertebrates, helped to muck the ponds, raked the dropped cottonwood leaves,...
What does this mean to Nature Niños New Mexico?
Here are our September Facebook cover photo winners! This month's theme was "Outdoor Learning!" Whether it's from a book or straight from nature, schooling outdoors has so many incredible benefits!
All things nature doesn't need to be "big" nature! Start by experiencing nature near you on a daily basis. Examine the weeds growing within the cracks of the sidewalk, sit in the grass, and watch the ants crawl or even climb a tree if you're really adventurous.
Outdoor learning has huge benefits for children and teachers — so why isn’t it used in more schools? by Emily Marchant
Within your family's daily routine of school this year, whatever that may look like, be sure you are leaving space for getting outdoors!
With the uncertainty of COVID-19 and our kids adjusting to what school may look like this year, there has been a huge increase in interest for all things homeschooling. If you might be interested in homeschooling but aren't sure where to even begin, check out the post:...
Practicing mindfulness can help us to increase our ability to regulate emotions, while also decreasing stress, anxiety & depression. In addition, it can help us to improve our focus & attention. These are all important skills for a child's development. We encourage you to take a few minutes to follow our Mindful Moment invitation with...
Let's talk about natural loose parts! Here are some simple ideas for engaging your young children with natural loose parts that you can easily find/collect/organize right from your neighborhood.