• March 2020 Wild Kids Magazine
    Spring

    Wild Kids Magazine for March 2020

    Happy March!  My, how the year is speeding by.  Here’s this month’s issue of Wild Kids Magazine. March 2020 Wild Kids Magazine This month in Wild Kids Magazine, we have information about making land art and foraging horsetail, along with botanical coloring pages for wild mustard and horsetail, plus nature cards of trees and their uses.  There’s also a foraging word search and all of the usual nature study pages. As always, it’s 100% free to print out or read online. This month’s collectible nature cards are for trees and their uses.  This month, I’ve put the collectible cards at the end of the magazine in case you’d like to…

  • Feb 2020 Wild Kids Magazine
    Winter

    Wild Kids Magazine for February 2020

    Happy February!   Here is this month’s issue of Wild Kids Magazine.:   February 2020 Wild Kids Magazine This issue is 22 pages and as always, it is ad-free and 100% free to read online or print out. This month, we have information on how to feed wild birds by hand, instructions to make a simple shell or stone sundial, learning abut aloe and mallow, and vintage wild bird collectible cards, along with the usual seasonal poems, botanical coloring pages, nature journal pages and more. I think that we finally have the subscribe button working (fingers crossed).  A few people had trouble clicking the confirmation link, but it always worked…

  • January 2020 Wild Kids Magazine
    Winter

    Wild Kids Magazine for January 2020

    Happy 2020! It’s a brand new year of Wild Kids Magazine, with some fun new additions.  We’ll be offering collectable nature cards in each issue of 2020, starting with butterfly fairy cards this year (real species of butterfly wings shown on drawings of ladies from the 1920’s).  Later in the year we’ll have other cards like flowers, fish, animals and birds’ eggs. For our botanical coloring pages, we’ll be offering herbal pages this year.  Some will be herbs that you can forage, while others will be ones that you can grow in your garden or on your balcony or windowsill.  They are still based on drawings by the wonderful Elizabeth…

  • December Wild Kids Magazine
    Winter

    Wild Kids Magazine for December

    Happy December! Here’s the link for this month’s Wild Kids Magazine: Wild Kids Magazine for December This issue marks our 12th issue of Wild Kids Magazine! This month’s issue is 20 pages (PDF) and as always it can be read online or printed out. From the intro: In this issue, we have: Fun ways to celebrate the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year for those of us in the Northern hemisphere. Information on winter foraging and all of the wild plants you can still find when the weather gets cold. Coloring pages for spruce and chestnuts, two very timely wild plants for December. Botanical gift tags of all…

  • November Wild Kids Magazine
    Autumn

    Wild Kids Magazine for November

    Happy November!  Here is the November issue of Wild Kids Magazine.  It’s 16 pages (PDF) and can be read online or printed out.  As always, it is 100% ad-free and free of charge. November Wild Kids Magazine This month we have information on how to whistle with an acorn cap, how to make mushroom spore prints, and how to do citizen science to help scientists — either at home or in the field.  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 are some resources to learn more about this month’s topics. Spore Prints…

  • October Wild Kids Magazine
    Autumn

    Wild Kids Magazine for October

    Happy October! Here is this month’s issue of Wild Kids Magazine, which you can read online or print out. October Wild Kids Magazine As always, it’s in PDF form and is absolutely free. In this month’s Wild Kids Magazine we have information on foraging acorns for acorn flour, making a wild wreath from vines and wildflowers, making shrunken heads with apples, 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 are some links to help you explore this month’s themes. Harvesting Walnuts My husband has posted lots of posts about how to…

  • September Wild Kids Magazine
    Autumn

    Wild Kids Magazine for September

    Happy September! Here is the September issue of Wild Kids Magazine. Wild Kids Magazine for September As always, it’s in PDF form so you can print it out or read it online.  This month’s issue is 16 pages and includes information on making a skin-soothing plantain leaf oil from a weed that’s probably in your lawn or around your neighborhood, apple picking fun, ideas for blowing bubbles with natural materials, a recipe to make easy stovetop crab apple cider, and all the usual foraging coloring pages, nature journal pages, seasonal poetry and more. Here are some links for more information about this month’s topics.   Plantain leaf   Foraging Plantain…

  • August Wild Kids Magazine
    Summer

    Wild Kids Magazine for August

    Happy August! In this month’s Wild Kids Magazine we have information on raising monarch butterflies from tiny eggs and caterpillars, making a terrarium, foraging elderberries 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. This month’s issue is 16 pages, in PDF form as always. Here’s the link to download or read the August issue of Wild Kids Magazine: August Wild Kids Magazine Here are some links to learn more about the topics in this month’s issue. Raising Monarchs The U.S. Forest Service offers fantastic Monarch Butterfly Teacher and Student Resources with all kinds…

  • 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…