Welcome To Imagine Outside

The Imagine Outside website is a place for secondary English teachers and nature lovers to find activities and inspiration for mindful nature journaling outdoors.  Nature has served as an inspirational muse for writers throughout history, and there’s much to be gained by reading nature-themed texts.

Browse the Imagine Outside website to find suggested methods and materials, recommended reading lists, and resources such as inspirational prompts of nature themed writings from famous authors to optimize your nature journaling experience.  Consider this virtual English classroom a place to inspire you to “Imagine Outside.”

The Imagine Outside website is a place for secondary English teachers and nature lovers to find activities and inspiration for mindful nature journaling outdoors.  Nature has served as an inspirational muse for writers throughout history, and there’s much to be gained by reading nature-themed texts.

Browse the Imagine Outside website to find suggested methods and materials, recommended reading lists, and resources such as inspirational prompts of nature themed writings from famous authors to optimize your nature journaling experience.  Consider this virtual English classroom a place to inspire you to “Imagine Outside.”

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Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better

-Albert Einstein

Our Mission

Imagine Outside is a nonprofit 503(c) with a mission to inspire teenagers to nature journal outdoors through a virtual English classroom.

Johnnie Lawson is an Irish videographer who films tranquil outdoor scenes of the woods, streams, and landscapes.