The day after a heavy rain is a fantastic time for kids to see how water moves on the land. Here are a few ways to explore water after a rain.
At Home Nature-Based Activities
Making a mandala is a great way to get outside for a creative, centering activity that gets you looking closely at and listening carefully to the natural world.
Before you visit vernal pools in your neighborhood, check out these resources to help you learn about them and understand their importance to local wildlife populations.
Follow the links in this post to some wonderful learning activities for students built around (and by!) The Nature Conservancy’s conservation work.
Even as we hunker down at home on rainy days, there is an incredible world accessible to those who have internet service – the Amazing World of Webcams.
Celebrate nature with a seasonal scavenger hunt as you look for SIGNS OF SPRING!
Sticks are an endless source of fun and the perfect toy for free play – critical in child development.
Use nature journaling to enhance your learning about the natural world with guidance from the best!
Monitor spring’s arrival up close and do citizen science – all ages welcome!
Engage your child with a daily dose of Mystery Science – an online science resource for teachers currently offered free to EVERYONE as students stay home from school.