• July Wild Kids Magazine
    Summer

    Wild Kids Magazine for July

    July already!  How the year has been flying by! In this month’s Wild Kids Magazine we have information on how to forage sea salt from seawater, stay safe from bothersome insects, cool down in hot weather and more.  As always, there are also free printable foraging record keeping pages, nature journal pages, botanical wild plant coloring pages, seasonal poems and more, too. Here’s the link to download the July issue of Wild Kids Magazine: July Wild Kids Magazine Here are some resources to help learn more about this month’s topics Foraging Sea Salt Both One Green Planet and CBS Parents have great tutorials on making sea salt from seawater. Conde…

  • June Wild Kids Magazine
    Summer

    Wild Kids Magazine for June

    Here is the June issue of Wild Kids Magazine! This month’s issue is 16 pages for you to read online or print out. The theme of the June issue is flowers, with all kinds of fun to have with flowers (okay, and a bit of berry foraging fun, too). This issue includes instructions for making perfume from flowers and other natural materials, foraging elderflowers, 20 fun things to do with flowers, 10 ways to have fun with nature this month, seasonal poems, a June nature journal and more. The June issue also has an article on foraging gooseberries and mulberries by my hubby, Daryl, along with Elizabeth Blackwell prints for…

  • May Wild Kids Magazine
    Spring

    Wild Kids Magazine for May

    Happy May! Here is the download for the May edition of Wild Kids Magazine. May Wild Kids Magazine The magazine is full color and is 16 pages in PDF format.  Feel free to read it online with your kids or print it out.  It includes printable plant ID pages, nature journal pages and other printables, so you may want to at least print those out if they’re helpful. Here are some fabulous web sites to learn more and have more fun with this month’s themes:   Foraging Wild Asparagus Want to learn more about how to spot wild asparagus?  Our family’s sustainable living blog, A Magical Life, has lots of…

  • Wild Kids Magazine April
    Spring

    Wild Kids Magazine for April

      Welcome to the April edition of Wild Kids Magazine! Wow, the year is flying by! This month’s issue is 16 pages, in PDF format and free as always.  I have worked to include more information for those of you in the Southern Hemisphere, which meant having to learn quite a lot about foraging in places like Australia this time of year (I’m jealous that you guys have wild foods with names like lilly pilly!).  I’ve also worked hard to include activities for families in all parts of the world for the monthly list of 10 ways to have fun with nature. This issue includes information on edible flowers with…

  • Wild Kids Magazine for March
    Spring

    Wild Kids Magazine for March

    Welcome to the March Edition of Wild Kids Magazine! As always, the magazine is free to read online or to print out (it’s in PDF format). This month’s issue is 16 pages, which you can print double-sided if your printer allows it. It’s in full color, with most of the nature journal pages in black and white. Click here to download the March issue. Here are some links to teach you more about this month’s subjects… Build an Easy Wild Shelter My Kids’ Adventures shows how to make a simple shelter and how to plan it ahead of time with toys and odds and ends. Primal Survivor shows how to…

  • Feb Wild Kids Magazine
    Winter

    Wild Kids Magazine for February

    Here is the February issue of Wild Kids Magazine! This month’s issue is longer than usual at 22 pages, in PDF format. This issue includes an article on foraging cattails by 15 year-old Johnathon, instructions for making homemade play dough with all kinds of natural ingredients to use for dye, foraging coloring pages for burdock and mullein, a six-page printable animal and bird track ID guide, 10 ways to have fun with nature this month, seasonal poems, a February nature journal and more. You can download the PDF or read it online here: February Wild Kids Magazine Here are some great pages to help you learn more about this month’s…

  • Wild Kids Magazine
    Winter

    Wild Kids Magazine for January

    It’s here!  Here is the download for the January edition of Wild Kids Magazine.  The magazine is full color and is 16 pages in PDF format.  Feel free to read it online with your kids or print it out.  It includes printable plant ID pages, nature journal pages and other printables, so you may want to at least print those out if they’re helpful. Here are some fabulous web sites to learn more and have more fun with this month’s themes: Foraging Pine Needles Conifer Confusion: An Identification Guide for Pine, Spruce, and Fir Trees, by Gardener’s Path Foraging for Pine Needles (and other conifer needles), by Grow Forage Cook…

  • Wild Kids Magazine
    About Us

    Welcome to Wild Kids Magazine!

    Wild Kids magazine was created to help teach kids and their grown ups about nature and all the ways it’s awesome. Every month, you’ll learn about a different wild plant that you can forage and how to use it. We’ll also share seasonal ways to get out in nature, botanical coloring pages, nature-based crafts and activities, nature-based poems, weather facts and lots more. We know that people live in all kinds of places with all kinds of weather and types of nature, so we’ll try to offer stuff that will be helpful for as many families as possible. For each month, check here for additional links and resources to round…