Nature Play as Development with the Rivera Family

Grant Ausbury 
Education
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Presented by Little Hummingbird Society Written by Barry Rivera, Volunteer Manager at Austin Parks Foundation In addition to just getting kids outdoors, nature play offers some cognitive and behavioral benefits to kids of all ages. The good news is – nature play is the perfect way to combine sensory, imaginary and motor skill development all in one! Sensory Experiences For …

6 Fun Nature Play Activities with the Rivera Family

Grant Ausbury 
Education
, Blog Page, Children's Programming, Little Hummingbird Society Page, Nature Play

× Hey there! COVID-19 has changed how we do things, and your safety is our priority. Please keep social distancing best practices in mind if you choose to visit parks, trails and green spaces. Thanks, y’all! Presented by Little Hummingbird Society Written by Barry Rivera, Volunteer Manager at Austin Parks Foundation It’s a common misconception that in order to entertain …

Nature Play 101: The Basics and Benefits of Nature Play

Grant Ausbury 
Education
, Blog Page, COVID-19, Little Hummingbird Society Page, Nature Play

Presented by Little Hummingbird Society By Kathleen Barron, Senior Programs Manager at Austin Parks Foundation Nature Play is any open-ended, unstructured play opportunity using objects from – you guessed it – nature! Children are naturally drawn toward natural phenomena, and exploring objects in their natural environment, where they can independently observe, make connections, problem-solve and interpret these items. Numerous studies …

LITTLE HUMMINGBIRD SOCIETY: Bartholomew Park Spruce and Splash!

Grant Ausbury

Calling all members of the Little Hummingbird Society! Join us at Bartholomew Park on August 24th for a day of volunteering and fun! We’ll have a trash pick up followed by play time at the splash pad. Interested in joining the coolest club that’s just for kids and events like these? Learn more about Little Hummingbird Society today! *Registration is …

LITTLE HUMMINGBIRD SOCIETY PROJECT: Tree Planting @ Bartholomew District Park

AustinParksFoundation

Join in on our December Little Hummingbirds Society project! Little Hummingbird Society offers kids a great way to learn about giving back to their community and the importance of Austin’s parks, trails and green spaces. Parents can have fun with their kids while promoting a healthy lifestyle, volunteerism and advocacy for your youngest park-goers! We will be working with the …

People + Parks: Outside Om

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By Elizabeth McGuire “If everybody grew up with a meditation mindset and the ability to use it to reduce stress, the world would be a much better place.” That conviction anchors and motivates An Dang, co-owner of The Little Yoga House and supporter of Austin Parks Foundation’s Fitness in the Park program. For the last several years Dang has been …