Let’s Play Outdoors: Insect Lore Giveaway

Let's Play Outdoors Giveaway Insect Lore

Grow Wings with Insect Lore! In New Jersey, there is nothing like pops of color that emerge in our garden after a cold and grey winter. Slowly purple appears in the creeping phlox to the pink of our butterfly bush. Our favorite color, however, is the orange on a butterfly’s wing. We have always been … [Read more…]

Discover Nature: Trailside Nature & Science Center

Trailside Nature & Science Center

Exploring nature has a calming influence on my preschoolers. It engages all of their sciences and sparks their curiosity. We have found that nature centers encourage this interest by promoting science, an appreciation of nature and protecting the environment. Throughout New Jersey, there are many nature, environmental and science centers which we enjoy touring. In … [Read more…]

Discover the Magic at the South Mountain Fairy Trail

South Mountain Fairy Trail

Get Your Wings at South Mountain Fairy Trail Sparking our imagination, the idea of fairies have made young children look a little deeper at nature.   These winged creatures have inspired stories, movies, and dreams.  From Shakespeare’s Puck to  the iconic Tinkerbell, fairies have been in popular culture for centuries and now they hold a special … [Read more…]

Amazing Gardens in New Jersey

Amazing Gardens in New Jersey

It’s not called the Garden State for nothing! New Jersey offers some amazing opportunities to explore gardens whether it be fruits and vegetables or gorgeous flowers, there is something for everyone to love and explore! There are so many gardens, arboretums, nature centers, farms and garden centers in NJ that it would be impossible to mention … [Read more…]