Every Day with Nature
Check out the following activities for fun nature-based activities!
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BIRD WATCHING – How many birds can you find in your neighborhood? Take a walk to quietly count, and observe what makes each bird unique! Watch an example video HERE
RAINBOW TREASURE HUNT – Use your senses to discover the beautiful world around you! Watch an example video HERE!
MEET A TREE – Explore trees around your neighborhood!
LEAF RUBBINGS – Investigate different leaves!
SHADOW TRACKING – Track the sun using your shadow!
CLOUD SPOTTING – Become a nephologist, or a scientist that studies clouds, by learning to identify the clouds above you!
EXPLORING SEEDS – Go on a seed hunt in your neighborhood!
ENERGY FLOWS SCAVENGER HUNT – Let’s learn about local ecosystems!
LISTENING TO NATURE – Use your listening skills to learn more about an ecosystem!
FLOWER PRESSINGS – Learn about different flowers in your neighborhood while artistically creating keepsakes for your collection!
COMMUNITY MAPPING – Get to know your environment and foster a stronger sense of community with this interactive, outdoor activity!
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION WALK – Be an environmental leader in your community by teaching others and sharing what you care about!
NATURAL ART – Create an art piece with natural objects that you find on the ground in your yard or neighborhood!
NEIGHBORHOOD HABITAT ASSESSMENT – Become a biologist and investigate wildlife habitat in your neighborhood!
PLOGA (PLAY-YOGA) – Get moving and connect with nature by playing a creative yoga game!
NATURE MEDITATION – Take a quiet moment to relax and connect with yourself and the natural world around you through meditation.
MINI HABITAT WINDOWS – Investigate, draw and describe a mini habitat in your own yard or neighborhood!
FLOWER INVESTIGATION AND CARD MAKING – Learn about the anatomy of a flower and create a special flower card for Mother’s Day or for your teacher!
Check out all of our At-Home Activities!
Every Day with Nature where you can find fun outdoor activities to do with your children!
Everyone Is an Environmentalist! where you can find tools for environmentally friendly activities!
Experiments to Do at Home where you can find fun science experiments!