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!

Activity Key

Forest
Birds/Birding
Insects
Amphibians & Reptiles
Mammals
Urban Nature
Rainy Day Activity
Gardening
Marine Life
Backyard
Symbolically at least because wildlife, of course, belongs outside, not as pets. National Wildlife Federation’s...
Your backyard can become a haven for birds, butterflies, and other wildlife. And turning your...
Teach your kids to stop and observe wildlife and photography skills by taking part in...
What could be more magical on a summer evening than watching fireflies light up the...
Need a great way to keep nature on the calendar? Grab the kids and make...

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