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Naturalist Club

Nature related activities to get teens away from their video games, phones and facebook and out in nature!
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How Old is That Tree?

Try this simple activity with your child to guesstimate the age of a tree in your yard and nurture her developing math skills while you're at it!

Make Your Own Ant Farm

For your budding first grade scientist, all you need is some simple, natural materials to create an amazing ant farm. Here's how to get started.

Make an ABC Nature Book

Take a nature walk in your backyard or local park to find one object for every letter of the alphabet. Then put them together in this handy nature book.

Pucker Up! Make Beeswax Lip Balm

Show your teen how to make her own beeswax lip balm. It's one of the simplest do-it-yourself activities, and it's fun to make!

Make a Soda Bottle Greenhouse

In this hands-on activity, kids learn what it takes to foster seedlings into full-grown plants, all in a regular old soda bottle!

Plant a Fail-Safe Veggie Garden

Develop your child's green thumb with this easy planting activity. These plants are guaranteed to grow fast and are "brown-thumb" proofed!

Build a Terrarium

Create a mini plant habitat with your kid to help teach him what it takes to make an ecosystem work.

Give Birds a Feast with This Suet Feeder

Feed your birds from kitchen leftovers and give your first grader some excellent scientific practice in identifying our feathered friends.

Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal

In this outdoor science activity you'll find tips on how to create a nature journal by choosing a native plant or animal and tracking that species.

Make a Water Garden

Show your child the wonders of water, life's most important element, with this fascinating water garden.

Be a Botanist: Make Herbarium Sheets

In this middle school activity, your child will learn how to press plants and create her very own herbarium, or plant library! Here's how:

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