Nature Activities!

We hope these family friendly resources will help you get outside, enjoy the fresh air and sunshine, reduce stress and improve overall health! As a reminder, the Conservancy’s four miles of trails and grounds are open dawn to dusk daily. As usual, outside is the best place to be!

Outdoor Exploration:

Do you love the outdoors? Do you want to help protect animals and plants? Looking for an outside activities that are fun for the whole family?  Explore your backyard, neighborhood or local park with these fun activities.

Nature Scavenger Hunt: Scavenger Hunt in English / Scavenger Hunt in Spanish / Scavenger Hunt in Korean

Junior Naturalist Workbook

Howard County’s 20 Minute Cleanup

Water Scavenger Hunt: Scavenger Hunt in English / Scavenger Hunt in Spanish

Get Active!

Stay active and connected to nature through fun indoor and outdoor activites!

Animal Yoga – Courtesy of the Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation

Movement Scavenger Hunt

Science at Home:

Bring science alive through these fun experiments!

Density Rainbow – Adapted from

Flower Dissection – courtesy of the Teacher Information Desert Discovery Class 2000 ASDM

Kitchen Science: Kitchen Science in English / Kitchen Science in Spanish – courtesy of

Nature Arts & Crafts:

Looking to bring the outdoors in? Enjoy nature crafts utilizing basic supplies that you likely already have at home or that can be found outside!

Leaf Rubbing Collages – courtesy of

Animal Fortune TellerAnimal Fortune Teller in English / Animal Fortune Teller in Spanish

Nature Weaving – courtesy of

Nature Journaling

Spring Suncatchers – courtesy of

Citizen Science:

Help scientists with data collection! People just like you are collecting data by taking photos of clouds or streams, documenting changes in nature and using smartphone sensors to help scientists monitor water and air quality among other projects.

Project Trees