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Venturing outdoors, Netwalkers learn how to identify plant forms, like poison ivy, wild herbs, trees. They learn how to respect insect life, such as ticks, bees, spiders. Through art and manipulatives, they study the building blocks of life - atoms, molecules, DNA, seeds and eggs.

Netwalking’s objective is to develop children’s awareness of nature’s lessons and synchronicities and to show how those guide us in creating, growing, healing and sustaining our planet and in nurturing our own physical and spiritual well-being. One of the greatest benefits of these Netwalking events are the new friendships and fun stories that develop while engaging with one another and connecting with nature.

The WALK FOR HEALTH page shares articles about the health benefits of walking, the importance of proper breathing and good posture. Benefits include improved cognitive development and higher academic performance.

The START A WALKING CLUB page offers resources and forms for starting an Afterschool Netwalking Club.

The FIND A STORY page offers short listening and reading assignments that are curious and fun... and likely to inspire interesting conversations and imaginative activity.

The LOOK AT THE CALENDAR page lists afterschool classes and special  events.

The FIND WHERE TO WALK page suggests fun locations around Rhode Island for clubs to go adventuring.

The NETWORKING TIPS page provides guidance for students who are starting to become more serious about career exploration.

Visit the website to see the results of some afterschool investigative work.
Join the conversation on facebook, where Club Leaders and Educators can share tips and best practices for engaging students in active community learning.
Order Wendy's first children's story book THE ANGEL HEART. Supplement this nature-inspired picture book with an experiential curriculum designed to guide children and adults in exploring both the secular/scientific and the spiritual/mystical nature of Life here on Earth.



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