Category: Just for Kids

Leo and Marie


Our family has always enjoyed a tremendously fun time together outdoors during the winter months. We've put together this Winter Checklist for you and your family as a guide to what to do during the cold and snowy Southern Oregon winters. 1.)  Ski and snowboard on Mt. Ashland.  4 Chairlifts providing ... Read More
November 30, 2016Caroline



Ashland With Kids

Written by Marie Uhtoff   Ashland has many great activities to do beyond the world-renown Shakespeare festival.  Of course I highly recommend taking in a play or two when you are in town (my kids are 5, 8 and 10 and I can always find at least 1 play we all enjoy ... Read More
April 7, 2016Caroline


It’s summertime in Southern Oregon and lucky for us it is easy and very fun to take our kids on great outdoor adventures. Recent studies show that kids who play outside are healthier, happier and more well rounded as a whole. Children experience an increase in self-confidence, self-esteem, optimism, independence ... Read More


How to get your kids outside this summer: give them a butterfly net, a magnifying glass and a bug box. Endure the whines of ‘I’m bored…I want someone to play with me…I want something to do…can I have an ice cream?'…and just let them spend some time outside.  They’ll be ... Read More


My kids come to work with me here at the Northwest Nature Shop.  They have a blast doing laps inside the shop in the plasma car, setting up elaborate nature scenes with our animal replicas, or sitting up at the counter “helping” customers.  Towards the end of the day though ... Read More
April 21, 2014Northwest Nature Shop