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September 26, 2015 Fishing Day

September 26, 2015 Fishing Day

We held a Fishing Contest, Saturday, September 26, 2015, at the pond at the Sandra J Shaw Community Health Park.  Randy Russell with the Crown Kids Fishing Club And Outside for a Better Inside collaborated and had a great event. About 35 Children and parents enjoyed a beautiful morning at the pond.  Many fish were caught and everyone went home with several prizes.

Thanks Randy for bringing the fishing equipment, bait and many prizes. Randy is a great teaching the children how to fish and how to handle the Fish so they can be released.

Thanks to Kelly Hunt for our new song!

Thanks to Kelley Hunt local singer and songwriter we have our own song “Let’s Go Outside” The song was performed by Kelley and accompanied by the Lawrence Children’s Choir directed by Janeal Krehbiel. John McGrew , a member of the Kansas Coalition for Children & Nature, made a presentation of the song to the Kansas… Continue Reading

Outside for A Better Inside Building Butterfly Gardens in Lawrence Schools

Outside for A Better Inside Building Butterfly Gardens in Lawrence Schools

Outside for A Better Inside seeks to enhance the elementary school curriculum by directly engaging children in nature. Second grade teachers accomplish this by teaching the children about butterflies, their habitat and their life cycle. We are engaging the children in all elementary schools by building butterfly gardens. The gardens give children the opportunity to… Continue Reading

OUTSIDE FOR A BETTER INSIDE

Concerned citizens who believe “No Child Should be Left Inside”

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