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NWF Green Hour

Commentary on what parents should know about and can do to counteract common "nature deficit disorders" in our TV-watching, video game-playing children including encouraging a daily "Green Hour" of outside play and learning. A program of the National Wildlife Federation

Tuesday, September 13, 2005


Discovery Zone Backyard Style

Try a Green Hour of Exploration

Author Brenda Hyde is a mom to three, a freelance writer and editor. She recently wrote an engaging article for Family Corner Magazine called "Backyard Discovery Zone." Using discovery zones in zoos and museums as inspiration, she suggests arranging a series of discoveries in different parts of the backyard. It heightens a child's observation skills, creativity and appreciation for nature. Read More!
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