Nature at HOme
You don’t have to travel to exotic parks to study nature - you have plenty of plants and animals close to home. Whether it iss right in your yard or a short walk away, adventure awaits. Here are some activity ideas to get you started.
The Great American Campout
Written instructions to the Sun Print activity and other fun ideas
Not ready to camp outside? Check out these fun ideas for setting up a campsite INSIDE your house
Outdoor Skills and Camping "to-do's"
Mother Nature's Masterpieces - Online Art Series
Take this time to discover what small critters live around your house - you don’t have to travel to find wildlife if you are willing to look closely. Try these easy and fun activity ideas at home with your kids: Mini-Beast Safari .pdf
Maryland Department of Natural Resources has developed some activities
the study of nature over time
This is a perfect Nature at Home activity. You can check in with the weather and your sit spot each day or each week - whatever your schedule allows. You can keep track of your research in a journal.
Phenology ideas will be found here soon!
iNaturalist 101 - Exploring Biodiversity at Home (April 9th)
Exploring Nature with Kids: Virtual Learning with iNaturalist & Seek (Train the Trainer, for Teachers, Parents, Youth Leaders)
How to Take Quality Photos for iNaturalist (April 23)