Nature Activities & Nature Experiments

Nature activities and experiments help show children the fun side of science. From easy nature activities to more advanced, we've got you covered.

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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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Unlike other seed sprouting projects, this one allows kids to compare five different sprouts (either 5 herbs or 5 flowers) by watching them grow in a glove.
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What better way to nurture your child's imagination than by making a fairy house out of materials found in nature!
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Use natural materials to try out a new kind of weaving. Your child will enjoy gathering her materials outside, and then using them to create a piece of art!
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Plant a mini herb garden and teach your child about science and nature.
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Make a planter full of delicious seasonings and classic grilling vegetables, great for a Father√Ęs Day gift or a fun start-of-summer outdoor activity.
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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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Try this fun garden graphing project with your kindergartener this summer to give him a leg up in math and science while spending some valuable time outdoors!
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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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Make all-natural dye from vegetables to create gorgeous homemade play-silks!
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Did you know that August is American Artist Month? Your child can explore the art of photography by using a digital camera to capture the landscape around her.
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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.
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Before Twitter, birds were the ones tweeting, not humans. Have your child discover the magical sounds of nature while recording birds around his neighborhood!
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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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Jazz up your patio or backyard with hip and quirky planters made from simple Mason jars.
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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!
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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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Encourage local wildlife to settle down in your backyard with this adorable bird nest craft.

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