Online Reading Resources and Outdoor Play Inspiration for Parents and Educators

The Katie Mohar Blog

Reading and spending time in nature should feel more natural to today's children than scrolling and clicking. That’s why I share plenty of helpful tips, expert advice, and fun ideas for teaching your child to love reading and embrace their unique imagination.

Go ahead – dive in and let’s start learning!

Welcome to the Katie Mohar Blog! This is your go-to resource for learning how to engage your child or student by reading and encouraging their imaginations through outdoor play.

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Kites motivate kids to play outdoors and develop their imaginations! Discover the history and lore of kite flying.

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A Minnesota children’s librarian shares creative ideas for getting kids excited to read and be active outdoors.

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A creative way to teach kids gratitude during the holiday season.

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Discover how truth in storytelling helps children learn life lessons.

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Learn how music helps kids unlock their full potential.

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My journey as a children’s writer began with a book I penned at age 11 – as a gift for my grandmother.

A photo of the first book I wrote at age 11, a gift for my grandmother

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Learn how to relax like Winnie-the-Pooh, artist Claude Monet, and the inventor of 3M Post-it Notes.

How to Relax

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