Stacy

Stacy is a gardener, birder, and naturalist, and the author of nearly 10 books, including The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book, The Secret Lives of Animals, Project Garden, and 101 Plants You Can't Kill.

We Love Nature!

We Love Nature!: A Keepsake Journal for Families Who Love to Explore the Outdoors is a 144-page book/journal from Roost Books to be released…

Project Garden

Project Garden: A Month-by-Month Guide to Planting, Growing and Enjoying ALL Your Backyard Has to Offer is a 192-page book from Adams Media perfect…

The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book

The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book: 448 Great Things to Do in Nature Before You Grow Up received a 2013 Honorable Mention award from the…

Making Crocheted Games

I am completely in love with this crocheted checker set from Kelley of Kelley’s Crafty Gifts on Etsy. It’s brilliant and charming and wonderful!…

Make a Bird Feeder from an Orange

Cragmama is this awesome mom who started the great site Craigmama because she believes outdoor adventures don’t have to end just because you have…

How to Be Successful at Etsy and DIY

Astrid Laimins is the genius behind the Etsy store, Chalk Scene, featuring chalk and crayons in just about any shape imaginable. She’s fantastic, sweet…

Put Together Great Gifts and Favors

Regina and Jenna are the owners of Magic Beyond Midnight. They are pros at creating items for weddings and special events, including these great…

DIY Branch Coasters

Here’s a tree-related project from another one of my favorite bloggers, Stevie with Garden Therapy. She has tons of recipes, projects and creative ideas…

Get Tips for Making Cake Pops

Kay with Baked By Design on Etsy understands the value of handmade and has graciously shared her method for making cake pops with us. Best…

Make Your Own Bubble Magnets

Jojo Vandiver is a pro at making glass bubble magnets. She runs the Etsy store, Radiant Baubles, and her designs are really colorful and…

Create a Nature Collage

You can make a nature collage using items in your own backyard or neighborhood. This is a great way to encourage your kids to…

Handmade Holidays Giveaway

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED! WE’LL HAVE MORE CONTESTS IN THE FUTURE. KEEP COMING BACK TO DESTINATION NATURE FOR MORE IDEAS ON GETTING KIDS…

Experiment with Water

We can’t take credit for this video ourselves, but it’s a pretty cool experiment to do with kids. It shows just how important clean…

Planting Garlic

As he was twisting open a jar of minced garlic, my grandpa would claim “eating garlic puts hair on your chest.” He’d scoop out…

Nature of New England

New England hosts numerous iconic natural landscapes, and I was fortunate enough to visit last autumn for fall foliage season (and for a curling…