15 incredible toys that make kids want to explore the outdoors


Flower pressing kits

Pressing flowers may seen like a Victorian era activity (because it was), but that doesn’t mean that it’s not fun or amenable to kids today. Identifying, picking, and drying out flowers can develop a young mind; your child could go from from someone who likes flowers to a kid who loves botany, and science in general. Bring the kit or book along on trips and you’ve got an instant memory book in which to document places you’ve been with flowers that were picked there.

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