Ginny Yurich is a homeschooling mom of 5 and founder of 1000 Hours Outside, a global movement designed to help families reclaim childhood and make outside play a priority. Ginny is the author of several books including 1000 Hours Outside: Activities to Match Screen Time with Green Time and her new book, Until the Streetlights Come On: How a Return to Play Brightens Our Present and Prepares Kids for an Uncertain Future.
You can listen to my conversation with Ginny on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. And be sure to check our other interviews with amazing guests like Leah Boden, Leslie Martino, Durenda Wilson, and Jennifer Pepito.
Order your copy of Until the Streetlights Come On: How a Return to Play Brightens Our Present and Prepares Kids for an Uncertain Future
Resources Ginny Recommended in This Conversation
- Balanced and Barefoot: How to Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes Strong, Confident, and Capable Children by Angela Hanscom
- Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Chiildren Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life by Peter Gray
- Learning All the Time: How Small Children Begin to Read, Write, Count, and Investigate the World without Being Taught by John Holt
- Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling by John Taylor Gatto
- Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All in Your Head by Carla Hannaford
- There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom’s Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids by Linda McGurk
- We Carry Kevan: Six Friends. Three Countries. No Wheelchair by Kevan Chandler
- 1000 Hours Outside Podcast Episode 199 with Kevan Chandler of We Carry Kevan: Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts
Connect with Ginny
- Download your kickoff pack and 2024 tracker sheets
- Connect with Ginny on Instagram, Facebook, and Youtube
- Listen to the 1000 Hours Outside Podcast
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