Nature Activities

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Mason Jar Planter
Mason Jar Planter
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Mason Jar Planter
Jazz up your patio or backyard with hip and quirky planters made from simple Mason jars.
2nd grade
Science
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Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
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Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
Here's a fun activity that will have your child researching, collecting, and charting plant specimens from the neighborhood.
5th grade
Science
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Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
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Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
First graders are learning to think like scientists. What better place to start, then by raising tadpoles? This hands-on activity explores science in action!
1st grade
Science
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Growing Flowers
Growing Flowers
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Growing Flowers
This winter garden project is just about bomb-proof, and believe it or not, it might even make a great gift. So get craft happy with your first grader!
1st grade
Science
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Create a Clay Garden Relief Sculpture
Create a Clay Garden Relief Sculpture
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Create a Clay Garden Relief Sculpture
Take the art making outside: have your first grader make a clay relief sculpture of the natural world. This is a great activity for summer.
1st grade
Science
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Sandbox Fossil Find
Sandbox Fossil Find
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Sandbox Fossil Find
Make "fossils" with your child to hide in the sandbox or at the park or the beach, to help your child explore his archaeological side.
Kindergarten
Science
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Go On a Paint Chip Picture Walk
Go On a Paint Chip Picture Walk
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Go On a Paint Chip Picture Walk
Lead your first grader on a nature walk ... with a scavenger hunt-style twist! He'll try to capture photos that correspond to paint chip colors.
1st grade
Science
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Olympic Wreath
Olympic Wreath
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Olympic Wreath
Let your second grader pay homage to an ancient Olympic tradition with this modern day Olympic wreath!
2nd grade
Science
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Leaf Skeleton
Leaf Skeleton
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Leaf Skeleton
Here's a science and nature activity to help your kindergartener get outdoors and learn about the structure of leaves.
Kindergarten
Science
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Paint a Fall Leaf Tablecloth
Paint a Fall Leaf Tablecloth
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Paint a Fall Leaf Tablecloth
Put those fall leaves to use with this fun art activity. Kids paint and print leaves, to make a beautiful tablecloth, perfect for your next fall celebration.
Kindergarten
Science
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Get Your Head in the Clouds
Get Your Head in the Clouds
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Get Your Head in the Clouds
Get your child outside to observe the clouds, and get a fun exercise in science, writing, and arts and crafts! Here's how.
1st grade
Science
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Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
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Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
Help your child understand the scientific concept of evaporation with this fun outdoor science activity.
2nd grade
Science
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Backyard Field Guide
Backyard Field Guide
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Backyard Field Guide
Combine your child's natural curiosity with his developing classification and writing skills by helping him create a backyard field guide.
2nd grade
Science
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Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Make a Self Portrait from Nature
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Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Add some fun to arts and crafts by having your child make a self portrait using nature as her palette.
2nd grade
Science
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What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
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What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
This educated-guessing game is great for preschoolers. This activity helps your child work on her reasoning skills.
3rd grade
Science
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Build a Toad Abode
Build a Toad Abode
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Build a Toad Abode
Creating a home for a toad is an easy and fun project for kids. Here's how to make your very own toad abode.
2nd grade
Science
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How to Pan for Gold
How to Pan for Gold
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How to Pan for Gold
Looking for a fun summer adventure? Learn what it was like to be a prospector during the California Gold Rush by panning for gold in a local creek.
4th grade
Social studies
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Easter Egg Designs
Easter Egg Designs
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Easter Egg Designs
Learn about different fern fronds with your third grader as you create lacy, natural decorations on your Easter eggs this year.
3rd grade
Science
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Turn Salt Water into Drinking Water
Turn Salt Water into Drinking Water
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Turn Salt Water into Drinking Water
Do this experiment to help your first grader understand how salt can be removed from salt water. All it takes are a few household materials.
Preschool
Science
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Seascape Art
Seascape Art
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Seascape Art
Help your child celebrate the summer and the sun by making a sandy seascape.
2nd grade
Science
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How to Make a Sketchbook
How to Make a Sketchbook
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How to Make a Sketchbook
Help your child create a garden journal sketchbook as she observes and records the natural world around her through the changing seasons.
Preschool
Science
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Flower Prints
Flower Prints
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Flower Prints
Take advantage of the spring and summer sun in this arts and crafts activity that has your second grader creating pretty flower prints.
2nd grade
Science
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Art Supply Box
Art Supply Box
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Art Supply Box
Allow your first grader to get his artwork outdoors this summer by letting him create a garden art box for his arts and crafts supplies.
1st grade
Science
Activity
Outdoor Tic Tac Toe
Outdoor Tic Tac Toe
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Outdoor Tic Tac Toe
Play Rock Tic-Tac-Toe, the perfect outdoor game for all ages. Help your child develop thinking skills and get away from the TV!
Kindergarten
Science
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Explore Christmas Tree Science
Explore Christmas Tree Science
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Explore Christmas Tree Science
This season is a great time to explore the many shapes, sizes, and species of evergreen trees. Download our "field guide" activity and learn more!
3rd grade
Science
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