Native pollinators are particularly beneficial – learn about these often solitary insects and how to build a mason bee condo that will help their progeny overwinter.
At Home Nature-Based Activities
A scavenger hunt for color, using your favorite crayons!
Sometimes its nice to head outdoors with a purpose. Go on a hole hunt!
A lucky find on a hike can turn into a lab dissection – suitable for any age!
The day after a heavy rain is a fantastic time for kids to see how water moves on the land. Here are a few ways to explore water after a rain.
Making a mandala is a great way to get outside for a creative, centering activity that gets you looking closely at and listening carefully to the natural world.
Before you visit vernal pools in your neighborhood, check out these resources to help you learn about them and understand their importance to local wildlife populations.
Follow the links in this post to some wonderful learning activities for students built around (and by!) The Nature Conservancy’s conservation work.
Even as we hunker down at home on rainy days, there is an incredible world accessible to those who have internet service – the Amazing World of Webcams.