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Free Printable: Make a Fall Poem

Free Printable: Make a Fall Poem

The first day of fall is just around the corner, and if you look closely enough, you can see the changing leaves, pumpkins at farmstands, and apple orchards filled with fruit. This beautiful time of year has inspired many poets to write about it (click here to read one of our favorites) – and now […]


Free Printable: Summer Rock Stencils

Free Printable: Summer Rock Stencils

If you’re looking for an easy summer project for your kids, look no further than your front yard or local beach! Painted rocks are a fun and easy way to add color to an herb garden, potted plants, or even your windowsill! Simply print out the template below (you can use your own printer or […]


Three Easy Summer Popsicle Recipes

Three Easy Summer Popsicle Recipes

It’s popsicle season, folks! That’s right, hot weather, backyard hangs, and afternoons spent running through the sprinkler are here for the next few months. While we can’t promise that you’ll have an ice cream truck visit your neighborhood, we can share some of our favorite popsicle recipes that you can make at home to cool […]


4 Family-Friendly Staycation Ideas That Don’t Require Leaving the House

4 Family-Friendly Staycation Ideas That Don’t Require Leaving the House

It’s the most magical time of the year in Maine – summertime! And we’re sure you’re just as excited as your kids to enjoy some sunshine. For those who aren’t ready to travel or want to stay put and enjoy all Maine has to offer this summer, we’re sharing how to create a fun-filled staycation […]


Maine Kid Summer Printable Bucket List

Maine Kid Summer Printable Bucket List

It’s the first day of summer and time to celebrate! ☀️🌈🌊 To help you get a jumpstart on your warm-weather fun, we’ve created the Ultimate Summer Bucket List. From picking wild Maine blueberries and making popsicles to building a sandcastle and running through a sprinkler, there’s something for every kind of kid. Check off the […]


Whose Scat Is That? Printable

Whose Scat Is That? Printable

Nature is an incredible teacher – from identifying trees, learning about bugs, and even identifying scat (yes, animal poop!), there’s always something to learn🌲🐻 If you have an outdoorsy kiddo, talk to them about outdoor-oriented careers and encourage them to nurture their love for the outdoors! The next time you’re out on the trail, bring […]


Three Fun Summer Activities that Teach Kids about Entrepreneurship

Three Fun Summer Activities that Teach Kids about Entrepreneurship

According to next week’s forecast, it’s safe to say that warmer temperatures are here, and summer is on its way. Hallelujah! We made it. For those of you with kids at home, you’re likely looking for ways to keep them busy for the next three sunny months. Well, if you’re looking for some creative ways […]


5 EASY Ideas for a DIY Backyard Obstacle Course

5 EASY Ideas for a DIY Backyard Obstacle Course

We know that this has been such a challenging year for many families – LOTS of big kid energy and very few places to get it out! Looking for some fun at-home ideas to get the wiggles out? How about a backyard obstacle course? In this guide we’ve put together ideas for every age on […]


Bug ID Checklist

Bug ID Checklist

As Maine wakes up from winter, insects are waking up with each sign of spring. How many of these bugs can you find in your yard, nearby park, or an outside spring adventure? Design and color each insect as you find it. If you find an insect that isn’t on this sheet, add them with […]


6 Recycling Tips to Start Your Summer Garden

6 Recycling Tips to Start Your Summer Garden

Spring is in the air and it’s time to gather up the kids for some garden work – a place where little hands can help make some of the biggest (and most beautiful) changes! Gardening is such a beautiful testament to sustainability – with just a few items (seeds, soil, sun, water) and some love […]