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I get a lot of questions about nature journals. I have written a lot about this topic and here on this page I will list some entries for you to read that explain how to get started and keep a nature journal.
Simple Nature Journal Ideas- This is my best “how to” page on nature journals. Don’t miss it!
Drawing with Children and Your Nature Journal- Lots of tips for learning to draw in your nature journal. Includes lesson plans to go along with Drawing With Children by Mona Brookes.
How to Organize Your Nature Notebook Pages: I wrote this entry showing how to organize your nature journal notebook. Plenty of tips here for you to glean from and apply.
Nature Journal vs. Nature Notebook- great tips on keeping a nature journal
Ideas for Drawing in Your Nature Journal- lots of links to resources to use in your nature journal
Drawing and Your Nature Journal- My experiences keeping a nature journal
For 2015, I have started a monthly nature journal project here on my blog. Each month I share a simple to implement nature journal idea that you can use with your family. If you would like to share your pages, I have created a Pinterest Board for journal page examples. Below you will find the previous month’s journal ideas…feel free to jump in with any of the ideas you use in your nature journals.
- January – Nature Journal With a Photo
- February- Nature Journal Out Your Window
- March – Use Numbers
- April – Collections
- May – Signs
- June - Sketch Outdoors
- July – Five Senses
- August – Lists
- September – Color
- October – Map
- November – Trace an Object
- December – Wish List
- Recap Your Month Nature Journal Idea
- Use An Arrow In Your Nature Journal
- Watercolors in Your Nature Journal
- Sketch the Parts in Your Nature Journal
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You can read my complete review in this entry: Notebookingpages.com In Your Nature Journal.
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