Welcome to P.L.A.Y.Passionate Learning All Year!

Daily P.L.A.Y. Blog Posts

7 Days a Week – 365 Days a Year found on the HOME page

 *Also Visit P.L.A.Y. Bonus Boards on PINTEREST

Monday (M + W + F)


These posts will match the seasonal guide books created just for you.

They are designed to inspire and encourage folks to get outdoors, get curious, and engage with nature P.L.A.Y. daily!

*Purchase the matching P.L.A.Y. Activity Books – HERE

Tuesday (TU + TH)

BOOK LOOK & Story Nook 

Classic nature story chapters for families to read with matching P.L.A.Y.-filled adventure activity suggestions for all ages.

Random Bonus- P.L.A.Y.ful nature book previews for your next trip to the library or bookstore.

*Purchase the matching P.L.A.Y. Story Books – HERE

* As of 3/2020 – a special FREE opportunity (online only) 

P.L.A.Y. in Place with a Plan using the Bird BOOK LOOK – Story Adventures featuring:

  • Peter Rabbit and his Feathered Friends
  • 45 new chapters one shared every TU + TH
  • Related online resource links + family activity options
  • Local New England story setting photos and bird paintings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes


Skyscape Simplicity: A Meditative Moment

 P.L.A.Y. will post a snapshot each Saturday looking skyward and provide a moment

to simply <Breathe In><Breathe Out> and watch the clouds roll by.


Bonus extra post series possibilities:

P.L.A.Y. in Place with a Plan

Nature based projects shared in real time for inspiration and to showcase how P.L.A.Y.Passionate Learning All Year looks at all ages and stages of our lives. Curiosity is KEY!

* Special Spring Project 3/2020 – P.L.A.Y. in Place with a Plan: A Family Garden Series 

Potluck P.L.A.Y.

 P.L.A.Y. Potluck –Presenting a wide range of family friendly nature connected topics.

P.L.A.Y. Postcards

P.L.A.Y. Postcards – An opportunity to share photos sent in by P.L.A.Y.ers like you!

See “how to” and join the fun by looking at other P.L.A.Y. Postcard posts. <sample HERE>


Simple Gifts 

A Simple Gift – These posts are an opportunity for me to pass forward the simple truths and insights I have gathered and learned on my P.L.A.Y. path over the past 50 years with the intention to shed some light for others on the road ahead.


Bonus BOOK LOOK –These posts will be in a series format providing:

A closer look at nature topics from the various classic nature story books shared throughout P.L.A.Y.  Example: Tadpoles to Toads – A Toad BOOK LOOK aligning with The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad (annotated) by Karen L. Willard.


Karen’s longer and more in-depth Reviews & Reflections on books that have made all the difference in her life learning P.L.A.Y. journey. Examples of author’s that have had great impact: Brene Brown, Laura Grace Weldon, etc.

Wishing You & Yours Many

Wonder-full + Wander-filled + Whimsical Weeks

Throughout Your Life Long, Naturally Curious, P.L.A.Y. Journey!

❤ ❤ ❤ KLW ❤ ❤ ❤

Please be in touch and let me know how your P.L.A.Y. journey is going by contacting Karen@passionatelearningallyear.com 

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