Taste Testing Apples With Kids

There is an amazing school garden at The Explorers' elementary school. Lucky for me, I’m in good with the Booster mom who brings kids out to spend time in the space each week. While her passion lies in the planting and harvesting of fruits and vegetables, mine lies in the chance to help the students … Continue Reading

Fall Nature & Play

Los Angeles Fall Fun

NHMLA Spider Pavilion - Featured

NHMLA Spider Pavilion

Welcome to “Field Trip Friday” where I share an idea for a fun outing in nature. The setting is specific, but the advice is intended for use wherever you might call home. The Plan Surprise The Big Explorer with … Continue Reading

Santa Monica Pier Aquarium - Featured

Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, located at beach level on the Santa Monica Pier, is all about education and conservation. This pint-sized aquarium is operated by the environmental organization Heal the Bay and is … Continue Reading