Jennifer Ward is the author of numerous children’s books, all of which present nature to kids. Her award-winning titles have been featured in magazines such as Ranger Rick, Your Big Backyard, Learning, and Foreword, and she has been interviewed and featured on national television and local radio. She is a regular speaker at conferences and schools across the country, where she instills the importance of literacy and the wonders waiting to be discovered in the natural world.
Books & Audio
52 Nature Adventures for City Kids
Just because you live in the city doesn’t mean you can't enjoy nature. This compact guide offers 52 nature-focused explorations, adventures, observations, and games that can help you and your child connect to nature while living in the city. While… Read More
Outdoor Activities and Projects to Get You and Your Kids Closer to Nature
Engage your child in outdoor play, nature outings, and environmental explorations. Chase and be chased in a game of capture the flag. Use the power of the sun to craft your own shadow prints. Explore the stars on a late… Read More
52 Activities to Help You and Your Kids Discover the Wonders of Nature
I Love Dirt! presents 52 open-ended activities to help you engage your child in the outdoors. No matter what your location—from a small patch of green in the city to the wide-open meadows of the country—each activity is meant to… Read More
Jennifer Ward is the author of numerous acclaimed parenting books and books for children, inspired by nature. She lives in southern Illinois with her daughter, their dog, Bandit, and a cat they call Jaz. When not writing, Ward is unplugged and outdoors, where you’ll find her canoeing, jogging, gardening, bird watching, or barefoot and cloud gazing.