Nature is a great teacher! Try these fun and easy-to-do activity ideas from Project Learning Tree (PLT) to connect the children in your life to the outdoors and nature. Encouraging children to spend time outside and play in nature can improve their creativity and imagination, classroom performance and academic achievement, as well as their overall health and fitness.
What you'll find inside the Nature Activities for Families Guide:
- In the Forest - Play detective on your next walk in the woods and discover how plants grow, age, decay, and more.
- At a Local Park - Get in touch with trees in your local park and use these family activities to take a closer look.
- In Your Backyard - Uncover nature's diversity in your own backyard. Look, listen, and meet your natural neighbors.
- Inside - Give these activities a try on a rainy day or when you just can't get outside.
Copyright: 2014, American Forest Foundation
Revised: September 19, 2014
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