Is there a tall hill nearby? Kids love lookout points. Climb a tall hill with your kids and look at the view. What can you see from that’s different every time you look in another direction? […]
Activity Location: Park
The smallest bug
Use a magnifying glass to look at the smallest plant or animal you can find. How many legs does it have? Does it have wings? Does it wave at you? […]
What scent is this?
Gather four different objects with different scents, like grass, flowers etc. Place the object close to the child’s nose with his or her eyes closed, and ask the child to smell it and try to identify what it is. […]
Feeling the wind through your hair is as easy as getting on a bike. Take your whole family. It doesn’t have to be far, just right around your neighbourhood or around your local park. […]
Nature scavenger hunt
Make a list of some common things and a few rare ones that can be found outside near your home or in a park. You can includes things like: gum nut, pine cone, flat rock, etc. Pass the list out and give your kids 20 minutes to find as much as they can. […]
Identify plants and trees
Check a local plant guide out from the library. Take a walk around your garden or a near park. Can you identify the different plants and trees? What other plants and trees do you see near? […]
Sneaky secret agent, mission: bug discovery
This is your mission if you choose to accept it. Create mini search parties and seek out bugs and insects. Compare relative sizes and shapes – not all bugs are alike! For an extra challenge, try catching one in a jar, but don’t forget to let him go once you’re done. […]
On a clear night, you and your kids will have fun watch the night sky. Take a book our from the library and learn the stars and constellations. Greet the moon in all of its phases. […]
Who am I? What am I? 20 Questions!
Take turns thinking of people, places or even objects and then having the group ask yes or no questions to figure out who or what you are. This is the perfect activity for a hike or even just sitting outside. […]
Where in the world are you dressing up?
Imagine a very hot or cold place in the world. What kind of plants and animals are there? What would the people wear? Dress up like you are at that place for fun. […]