dawnpub.com Dawn Publications offers books, articles and activities encouraging interaction between children and nature.
mnn.com Mother Nature Network provides articles and blogs of environmental education news and ideas for the whole family.
nwf.org The National Wildlife Federation publishes valuable ideas for exploring nature with children, in particular, Ranger Rick, a magazine that publishes activities and articles for teaching environmental science to children of all ages.
marc.ucla.edu The UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center has a web page of free mindfulness meditations to download and try.
patchhawaii.org PATCH (People Attentive To Children) is a community service organization helping families to find the right child care. They offer free resources on choosing and paying for child care, child development, parenting, and becoming a child care provider.
mauiicountyearlychildhoodresourcecenter.com The Maui County Early Childhood Resource Center’s mission is to guide and support the development and implementation of a coordinated system of early childhood service for young children, ages birth to eight years old, in Maui County.
bgca.org The Boys and Girls Club of America offers supportive relationships with mentors and provides enriching programs, experiences and activities for youth.
huinoeau.com Hui No’eau provides programs that support learning in the arts including art workshops and classes for all ages.
maccarts.org The MACC is an educational resource, serving all ages from preschool to adult to enhance arts education.
mauiymca.orgThe Maui County YMCA offers day camps and preschool programs.
imuafamilyservices.org Imua Family Services offers programs for children and their families to help overcome developmental learning challenges through play-based instruction.
naeyc.org National Association for the Education of Young Children thrives to improve early childhood education for children from birth through age 8 and help families through public policy and education initiatives.
hawaiikeiki.org Hawaii Association for the Education of Young Children promotes, supports, & expands quality & professionalism in early childhood programs and services for Hawaii's children (0-8) and their families.
mfss.org Maui Family Support Services INC. promotes healthy family functioning by providing supportive services, building a critical safety net to overburdened families.
meoinc.org MEO provides outreach and information, and administers human service programs to low-income persons, the youth, elderly, immigrants, ex-offenders, persons with disabilities and medical needs, and other disadvantaged individuals and families on the islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai.
pacthawaii.org PACT provides a number of youth and family services throughout Hawaii, and is dedicated to serving Hawaii's socio-economically challenged individuals and families.
positivediscipline.org Positive Discipline Association promotes and encourages the development of life skills and respectful relationships in families, schools and businesses.
zerotothree.org ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development.
mplanetearth.com provides nature books for children
Sharing Nature with Children Sharing Nature with Children, by Joseph Cornell is a Parents’ and Teachers’ guidebook for developing nature awareness in children. It offers activities for groups and individual children of all ages.