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Beachcombing Basics

We are always looking for new ways to encourage people to get outside and enjoy nature. So when the opportunity arose to contribute to the fabulous Boston Mamas blog on behalf of Mass Audubon, I jumped at the chance. So far, posts have covered How to Make Butter, Birdwatching for Beginners, How to Attract Hummingbirds, and Fun with Fireflies.

Our most recent post is all all about the beachHere’s an excerpt:

Beachcombing Basics

Just because school’s out for summer doesn’t mean the learning has to stop. In fact, when you’re outdoors, there’s always something new to discover — especially at the beach! Ever wonder what that cute little fuzzy bird is running back and forth to the water? How that shell got a perfect hole in it? Or what sand really is? Where there’s a question, there’s an answer. Next time you head for the coast, bring along this collection of interesting coastal facts to share with your kids. Continue reading >>

Photo via the National Park Service