Tag: outdoor kids

30 days of fun activities for families self-isolating๐Ÿก๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒฒ

Kia ora dear whanau. While mother earth takes a massive break and families around the world are self-isolating to protect each other & everyone around them, most of us have suddenly found ourselves with more of that elusive and valuable asset – time! Approaching… Continue Reading “30 days of fun activities for families self-isolating๐Ÿก๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒฒ”

How hiking builds resilience in kids

What does it mean to be resilient? Resilience is the capacity to adapt well in the face of adversity, trauma or stressful situations, it is basically the ability to “bounce back” from difficult experiences. Strength/Toughness ๐Ÿ’ชย (both physically and mentally). I’ve always believed that bush… Continue Reading “How hiking builds resilience in kids”

Peach Cove Hut = Little Gem ๐Ÿž

The bush surrounding Peach Cove Hut is stunning – think tropical jungle ๐ŸŒดย We explored here during the October school holidays and the bird song was amazing, and Kaka everywhere!! With just a couple of hours walk up and over a saddle, this really is… Continue Reading “Peach Cove Hut = Little Gem ๐Ÿž”

Geocaching ๐ŸŒwhat is it and how can I do it?

My kids and I have recently rediscovered geocaching, we gave it a go a few years back and all loved it, but I had a truly terrible phone with no capacity to download apps so that was the end of that… and then we… Continue Reading “Geocaching ๐ŸŒwhat is it and how can I do it?”

Fact: Outdoor play improves your kids eyesight!๐Ÿ‘€๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒณ

I’ve had this topic waiting in the wings for a while now, but it was a recent yoga class that finally inspired me to write it. My wonderful yoga teacher, Sarah from Kowhai Yogaย was teaching us some exercises for our eyes. She went on… Continue Reading “Fact: Outdoor play improves your kids eyesight!๐Ÿ‘€๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒณ”

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