Getting Kids Into Nature: Project Wild Thing

podcast iconAre your kids afraid of nature?

Want to discover why it’s important to swap electronic time for wild time?

To learn about the benefits of getting kids into nature, I interview David Bond for this episode of the Parenting Adventures podcast.

More About This Show

parenting adventures podcast michael stelznerThe Parenting Adventures podcast is a show from My Kids’ Adventures.

It’s for parents (and grandparents) who are looking for creative things to do with their kids.

The show format is on-demand talk radio (also known as podcasting).

In this episode, I interview David Bond, a documentary film director and the man behind Project Wild Thing.

Project Wild Thing is an amazing documentary that explores David’s new job as the marketing director of nature (a.k.a. the great outdoors).

Project Wild Thing is more than just a film. It’s a movement and message, as well as an app, to encourage families to spend more time outside.

David shares what inspired him to make this film.

You’ll discover the importance of incorporating nature into your kids’ lives, even if only for a few minutes a day.

Share your feedback, read the show notes and get the links mentioned in this episode below!

Have trouble getting kids into nature? In Parenting Adventures Podcast 5, David Bond shares Project Wild Thing, his documentary on selling nature to kids.

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Top 10 Activities for Kids: How to Have Endless Fun With Your Kids

Want some tried-and-tested adventures to do with your school-age kids?

Looking for something fun to do… fast?

In this article I’ll show you the 10 most popular My Kids’ Adventures articles of 2013.

Whether you discover something new from this list or revisit a favorite activity from earlier in the year, you’re sure to find something fun for your family to do together.

Discover something new or revisit a favorite activity from earlier in the year--you're sure to find something fun for your family to do together.

Why Fun With Your Kids?

Our site was launched in July 2013 as a place for busy parents like you to find adventures to do with your kids—quick, easy, inexpensive and close-to-home activities you can do together.


Check out this video from our founder.

We’ve sorted through all of the articles published this year so you won’t have to. The top 10 adventures you see below represent the best of the best—activities that have been tried, liked and shared the most by families just like yours.

You know they’re going to be fun, so here’s a challenge…

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How to Make Slime: 5 Easy Recipes for Halloween Fun

Do your kids love things that squish and ooze?

Want to surprise them with an afternoon of messy learning and fun?

Ever wondered what the secret is to making great slime?

In this article you’ll learn how to make my favorite Halloween slime recipes for haunted houses, classroom parties, Halloween parties or just an ooey-gooey good time.

Halloween slime recipes for haunted houses, classroom parties, Halloween parties or just an ooey-gooey good time.

Why Make Your Own Slime?

There’s nothing better than a hands-on project that will let kids make a mess and keep them engaged while they experiment with different textures and colors.

Halloween and slime go hand in hand, so my kids and I spent an afternoon creating fun, slimy, new recipes. Just in time for Halloween.

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Check out the Parenting Adventures podcast with Michael Stelzner
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How to Make Slime: 5 Easy Recipes
How to Entertain Your Kids for Hours With Adventure Tubs