With winter break just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of fun outdoor activities to keep everyone entertained. Unravel two weeks’ worth of advent-ures from nature-based gifts to identifying animal tracks!
Download one of these free mobile apps to make identifying trees and the products they give us fun and educational for children and teens!
Compare different environments to understand how nonliving elements can influence living elements within an ecosystem.
Observe, collect, and classify plant seeds.
Take a “shrew’s-eye-view” of life in the woods and uncover the diversity in the forest.
Touch, smell, see, hear, and taste winter using this activity.
Find out what plants need to function and grow using this activity.
Discover microhabitats, communities, and diverse life by observing fallen logs.
Learn how relocating plants and animals can be both beneficial and detrimental.
Trace a tree’s life events using “tree cookies,” the cross sections of trees.