Click HERE to give the gift of camp! The Holidays: It all just feels so…EXTRA. Extra love, family, and togetherness. …and also a time of extra stress. spending. …and an inevitable surplus of things taking up space in your home. It’s a lot. Now that we’re all adults, my family made this decision this year… Continue reading 6 Reasons Why CAMP Makes the Best Holiday Gift
5 Outdoor Winter Activities
Winter in western North Carolina usually includes the whole spectrum of precipitation. Some days are cold and blustery, others sunny and breezy, so it can be difficult to make a plan for activities. Once you have exhausted indoor options: baking cookies, holiday-decorating, hot chocolate and movies, you’ll find that the whole crew becomes prone to… Continue reading 5 Outdoor Winter Activities
Connecting kids with nature:
National Children’s Mental Health Day Today, May 5th is a special day for us here at Mountain Roots. National Children’s Mental Health Day is one that we recognize as a pillar of our approach to early childhood education. It represents so much for us. It represents the contemporary movement to legitimize, destigmatize, and medically identify… Continue reading Connecting kids with nature:
This February 11th, Let’s Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
28% That’s the proportion of females in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workforce…TODAY. And so, we’ve chosen to give this day, February 11, a little extra love and recognition because…really …we can do better than 28%. But, let’s back up the truck a little bit and dig into some details. Like: why do… Continue reading This February 11th, Let’s Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
Here are 3 family-fun ways you can participate in Global Community Engagement Day
Did you know that every year, Community Engagement Day is celebrated globally on January 28th? This year, 2023, that’s a Saturday. So you get a whole, school-free day, to participate in a celebration that transcends national borders and commends collaboration. Really…it’s a very cool opportunity to teach your young ones about the power of community… Continue reading Here are 3 family-fun ways you can participate in Global Community Engagement Day
Our FAVORITE Activity to Celebrate Spring!
Don't get me wrong, we love winter in Western North Carolina. Winter is the time when we are the most creative in coming up with things for our children to do outside. BUT, Winter 2021 felt like it lasted decades and we are SO excited to welcome spring. As such, we've decided to let you… Continue reading Our FAVORITE Activity to Celebrate Spring!