Connecting Kids to Nature: Family Outdoor Activities

Nature can make the perfect classroom.  This is an easy activity to get kids to use something other than their eyes to connect to the world around them.  Try it out on your next nature hike, camping trip, or even in your own backyard!

If you have difficulty reading the above image, click here to see the original pdf.

 

Need more?  Here are some helpful links:

http://www.learnoutside.org/familyactivities.html – Every Student Learns Outside, PLT

http://www.americanhiking.org/hikingresources/kidscorner/ – American Hiking Society

http://www.outdoor-nature-child.com/ – Outdoor Nature Child.com

http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10369_45551—,00.html – No Child Left Inside, MI Department of Natural Resources (This is a national initiative so look for programs in your area. View the proclamation by the President here.)

 

And if you know of any other great activities you would like to share be sure to post a comment!

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