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Reconnect Children with Nature in the Spring

April 2, 2018, 2:36 pm | Cindy Thompson, Laura Sternweis

April showers bring May flowers, according to common songs, poems and nursery rhymes. “However, April showers also bring fun-filled puddles, squishy mud, earth worms and a host of other rich outdoor learning experiences for children,” says Cindy Thompson, human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.