With the COVID-19 keeping us out of schools, here is a way to make the outdoors more educational!! Included in this packet is a little bit of everything; art, math, science, telling time, a little bit of writing and a whole lot of fun (I hope) :). It is five pages long. You’ll need to … More Hiker Moms Hiking Worksheet – Make Hiking Educational!!
Tualatin Hills Nature Park is located just outside of Portland, near the Nike Headquarters. It’s amazing this gorgeous place is in the middle of the city. You’d never know it was there. They have a fabulous Information Center that has great things to read and learn about. Location: Heading from Portland or Salem, find your … More Tualatin Hills Nature Park, Portland, OR
Honeyman State Park is a part of the State Park system in Oregon. It is a fabulous place to go camping, swimming, and of course, there is a little nature trail that is perfect for tiny little feet. I highly recommend spending a weekend here if you get the chance. Location: Head south on the … More Honeyman State Park , Florence, OR
Today we didn’t have a whole lot of time to go and do an elaborate hike that was far away from us. Because of that and because I was dying to get my kids outside and in nature, we went to one of our “go-to” hiking spots that we LOVE!!! This hike is less than … More The “GO-TO” Hike
I love the thought of Thanksgiving and everything to do with being Thankful. I also love that there is a specific time in the year dedicated to being Thankful! I grew up in Australia and they never celebrated Thanksgiving. My Dad always joked that it was because we all came from convicts and we had … More Thanksgiving #Thankful
On our way to Luckiamute Landing National Park, we were so lucky to pass by a Pumpkin Seed Farm, in Jefferson, OR, with the tractors working. At first we had no idea what was going on. We saw these tractors going and we assumed they were just turning the un-used/un-purchased pumpkin into mulch, however that … More Pumpkin Seed Farms
I am diverting away from the normal Hiking Posts this time because I took my little kids and some friends to a cute little Pumpkin Patch in Woodburn, OR and I just had to share it. We traveled a little north east of Salem, OR to a town called Woodburn. This area is made famous … More Wooden Shoe Pumpkin Festival, Woodburn, OR
Do you have a 4th grader in your home? If you do, you can get, FREE OF CHARGE, a national parks pass. For more information click here or go to http://www.everykidinapark.gov I wish I had a 4th grader, only 3 more years 🙂 Enjoy!!