Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn. ~ John Muir.
Plitvice Lakes National Park is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia. It is famous for its 16 cascading lakes.
This site has ideas for the natural explorer in all of us. The activities and resources I have chosen are for families and teachers to engage with the great outdoors. There are lots of different ideas so that they may appeal to all kinds of explorers. I hope you find some that you will enjoy.
In each idea there are links to help you implement and extend the activities including practical and story books, the theory behind the idea.
"Two things inspire me to awe -- the starry heavens above and the moral universe within." Albert Einstein. What happens to a child who has never ever seen the stars shining in the night sky? See a simple activityyou can do as a family to view the awe inspiring stars and get ideas for budding astrologists. This image was catalogued by Hubble Space Telescope Institute of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Penetrating 25,000 light-years of obscuring dust and myriad stars, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has provided the clearest view yet of one of the largest young clusters of stars inside our Milky Way galaxy, located less than 100 light-years from the very center of the Galaxy.