Nature Activities

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Ladybug Home
Ladybug Home
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Ladybug Home
Give some of your local ladybugs a warm place to stay for the winter by making a ladybug home with recycled materials.
1st grade
Science
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Brush Pile
Brush Pile
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Brush Pile
Create a brush pile to help wintering wildlife stay warm and cozy through the winter.
3rd grade
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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Drinking Gourd Window Cut-Out
Drinking Gourd Window Cut-Out
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Drinking Gourd Window Cut-Out
This craft is an excellent way to learn about African-American history, and it also provides fine motor practice.
Kindergarten
Science
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Play Whistle Hide-and-Seek
Play Whistle Hide-and-Seek
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Play Whistle Hide-and-Seek
Encourage a group of third graders to play this fun game of Whistle Hide-and-Seek as a warm-up to get them prepared for finding a "lost" camper.
3rd grade
Science
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Insectivorous Terrarium
Insectivorous Terrarium
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Insectivorous Terrarium
Boys might wrinkle their noses at the thought of gardening, but we guarantee they'll like this activity! Make a recycled terrarium full of bug-eating plants.
5th grade
Science
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Unique Place Cards
Unique Place Cards
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Unique Place Cards
Your kindergartener will have a blast helping you craft these fun, eco-friendly potted place cards.
Kindergarten
Science
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DIY Garden Markers
DIY Garden Markers
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DIY Garden Markers
Teach your child the meaning of recycle and reuse by repurposing plastic spoons as plant markers for your vegetable garden.
1st grade
Science
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How Long is Your Shadow on the Shortest Day?
How Long is Your Shadow on the Shortest Day?
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How Long is Your Shadow on the Shortest Day?
Introduce your fourth grader to the concepts of solstices by observing the length of her shadow on the shortest day of the year, compared to other solstices.
4th grade
Science
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Family Tree Craft
Family Tree Craft
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Family Tree Craft
Help your fifth grader trace your family's roots and interview all the living mothers to create a makeshift, 3-D family tree!
5th grade
Social studies
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Mother's Day Carnations
Mother's Day Carnations
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Mother's Day Carnations
Help your fifth grader embrace the roots--literally--of Mother's Day by growing carnations to honor mothers in you family's history.
5th grade
Social studies
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Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
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Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
Help your second grader observe the phases of the moon, and then let the fun loose: he'll get to chart his observations with marshmallows!
2nd grade
Science
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Homemade Perfume
Homemade Perfume
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Homemade Perfume
Let your fabulous crafter use her favorite flowers, fruits and herbs to whip up a delicious perfume that she can proudly present to a friend or loved one.
4th grade
Science
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Wooden Shoe Craft
Wooden Shoe Craft
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Wooden Shoe Craft
Transform your uncomfortable wooden shoes into charming mini planters!
2nd grade
Science
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Nature Tic-Tac-Toe
Nature Tic-Tac-Toe
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Nature Tic-Tac-Toe
Use sticks and stones to create create an outdoor version of tic-tac-toe!
Kindergarten
Science
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Helicopter Seeds
Helicopter Seeds
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Helicopter Seeds
Take to the air with science by experimenting with helicopter seeds right in your own backyard!
3rd grade
Science
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Kokedama
Kokedama
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Kokedama
In this activity, your child will learn about a style of gardening that uses moss, also called "kokedama."
3rd grade
Science
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Tea Garden
Tea Garden
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Tea Garden
Help your child plant a âtea garden": a garden made of herbs for making teas.
4th grade
Science
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Make Ladybug Tightrope Racers
Make Ladybug Tightrope Racers
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Make Ladybug Tightrope Racers
Here's a first grade ladybug game that explores how air can move solid objects, and adds some measurement practice, too. Play, learn, and enjoy!
1st grade
Science
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Make Your Own Stationery
Make Your Own Stationery
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Make Your Own Stationery
Use the textures found in nature to create your own stationery! This fun, outdoor activity will no doubt inspire your child's creative side.
1st 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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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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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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Make Sand Candles!
Make Sand Candles!
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Make Sand Candles!
Planning a beach vacation? Here's a cool nature craft you can make in the sand with your child.
1st grade
Science
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Build an Indoor Igloo!
Build an Indoor Igloo!
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Build an Indoor Igloo!
You don't need to head to the Arctic to experiment with life in an igloo. Kids can build their own ice igloo at home from water and empty milk containers.
1st grade
Science
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