Childhood should involve countless hours chasing fireflies, making mud pies, and building forts. These are the essential elements of the childhood experience—not devices and crammed schedules.

We’ve screened every suggested activity with a “real life” filter taking into account busy schedules, competing screen time, the gargantuan effort it can sometimes take to get kids outside.

 

This Activity Finder will only grow like a weed so check back often! And feel free to send us your own ideas as well!

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Forest
Birds/Birding
Insects
Amphibians & Reptiles
Mammals
Urban Nature
Rainy Day Activity
Gardening
Marine Life
Backyard
Befriending a tree is a great way for your child to learn about one of...
Making a nature film is an excellent way for your child to learn about and...
One of the best ways to tune into the natural world is by spending time...
A beautiful, spiritual and simple way to explore nature creatively is to make mandalas together...
Nature art and nature crafts are great ways to get your kids outdoors, observing nature,...
Play is really the work of childhood- Fred Rogers As parents, we should encourage as...
Birding can be a wonderful lifelong hobby that allows kids to build patience, concentration, powers...
The suspense. The thrill. The discoveries. What kid doesn’t LOVE a scavenger hunt. Setting your...
It’s small. It’s simple. And it’s likely to become a favorite spot for nature observation...
Adopting the perspective of a wild animal can help children experience the outdoors in a...

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