First Grade Nature Activities

First Grade Nature Activities to help show your child the fun side of learning! From easy first grade nature activities to more advanced, we've got you covered!

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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!
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Create a habitat for a butterfly right in your own backyard, and build your first grader's science knowledge while you're at it.
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In first grade, children are introduced to fractions. Here's a recipe that combines fraction practice with winter fun and lets kids actually paint the snow!
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Planning a beach vacation? Here's a cool nature craft you can make in the sand with your child.
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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.
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First graders are learning basic addition and subtraction math facts. Practice in the sandbox with this fun outdoor math activity!
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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!
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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.
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Get your child outside to observe the clouds, and get a fun exercise in science, writing, and arts and crafts! Here's how.
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If your child aspires to be the next Frank Lloyd Wright, we've got some tips on building sand castles that last.
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Get your child math and science savvy with this fun outdoor classification game. Using chalk, your child will classify what she sees in the natural world.
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Teach your child the meaning of recycle and reuse by repurposing plastic spoons as plant markers for your vegetable garden.
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Hunt for nature√Ęs treasure, the many different products made by trees!
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Give some of your local ladybugs a warm place to stay for the winter by making a ladybug home with recycled materials.
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If you're looking for something to keep your kid busy on a warm day, and give him some writing practice in the process, bring on the mud!
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April showers may bring May flowers, but your child can preserve the beauty of spring's bounty all year long with this simple craft project!
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Make a lei and bring a touch of the tropical lifestyle into your home!
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This will encourage your child to utilize her observation skills, develop aesthetic awareness, build artistic drawing abilities and learn about the seasons.
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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.
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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!

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