• August 2021 Wild Kids Magazine
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    Wild Kids Magazine for August 2021

      Happy August!  How can we be more than halfway through 2021 already? I hope you and your family are safe and well, and you’ve found some great ways to enjoy the outdoors lately. In this month’s Wild Kids Magazine, we’re focusing on insects with some cool facts about how they use their colors and other parts of their designs.  Kids can design their own insects and they’ll also learn about blue vervain and poppies.  We also have a color matching nature scavenger hunt and all the usual nature journal pages, seasonal poetry, a nature tracking calendar, a weather tree and more. Here’s the link for the August 2021 issue…

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    Wild Kids Magazine for July 2021

    Happy July! Welcome to this month’s issue of Wild Kids Magazine. In this months’ issue, we learn about two kinds of flowers, Oxeye daisies (which are often found in the wild) and hollyhocks (which are lovely to grow in gardens). We’ve also got information on how to make a butterfly puddler, a bug hunting challenge, ways to learn and play in nature this month, plus all the usual nature journal pages, foraging record keeping pages, nature poetry and more. The magazine is 18 pages this month. You can read it, download it or print it here: July 2021 Wild Kids Magazine As always, the magazine is ad-free and 100% free…

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  • June 2021 Wild kids Magazine
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    Wild Kids Magazine for June 2021

    Happy June!  Welcome to this month’s issue of Wild Kids Magazine. In this months’ issue, we learn about two kinds of flowers, irises and flax. We’ve also got some fun foraging mad libs, a June foraging find-it, ways to learn and play in nature this month, plus all the usual nature journal pages, foraging record keeping pages and some poems from the children’s nature poetry book I co-wrote with my daughter Rhia (I did the poems, she did the drawings). The magazine is 20 pages this month.  You can read it, download it or print it here: June 2021 Wild Kids Magazine Note:  The spacing is off a bit at…

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  • August 2020 Wild Kids Magazine
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    Wild Kids Magazine for August 2020

    Happy August!  Welcome to this month’s Wild Kids Magazine. In this month’s issue, kids can learn how butterflies use colors and designs to keep themselves safe and more, with a “design a butterfly” page where they can make up their own colorful butterflies with what they’ve learned (print extras of page 5 if your kiddos like that activity as much as our youngest does!).  We also have information about how to use hibiscus flowers and leaves to make bubbles, plus foraging and gardening information about catmint (catnip) and sumac and all the usual nature goodies like seasonal poems, botanical coloring pages, nature study pages and more. Click here to view…

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    Wild Kids Magazine for July 2020

    Welcome July!  Here is this month’s edition of Wild Kids Magazine.  As always, it’s ad-free and 100% free to read online or on your electronic device, or to print out.  Note:  To read it on a Kindle or with a Kindle app, save the PDF file and mail it to your Kindle email address (this page can help you find your Kindle email address if you don’t know it). This month’s issue is 18 pages and has a rock scavenger hunt with information on identifying rocks (I’ve got links for more rock ID below), news about great astronomical events going on this month, info on growing and foraging borage and…

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    Wild Kids Magazine for June 2020

    Happy June!   Here is this month’s edition of Wild Kids Magazine. June 2020 Wild Kids Magazine We have lots of fun stuff for you to do this month, even if you’re at home full time. There’s information on identifying night animals by the colors of their eyeshines (reflections of their eyes), plants to bring hummingbirds to your yard, the formula to tell the temperature by counting cricket chirps, foraging info on shepherd’s purse and self heal, ways to have fun with nature (even at home), seasonal poetry, a June phenology wheel and much more. As always, it is 100% free to read online or print out.  This month’s issue…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…