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Sticky tape bracelet to wear on a nature walk! Add as you go along!

Make Nature Bracelets - Wide Masking Tape with sticky side out! Then add 'gems' each child has found. Way better for our nature walks!

What lives in dirt? Sensory play meets explorative science in the backyard. | Scientific Process | Nature Science for Kids

What lives in dirt

What lives in dirt? Sensory play meets Explorative science in the backyard. Scientific Process Nature Science for Kids


This freakun' rocks! Rock Dominoes- lovely long term project after school to do. Love the bright colours

More than 100 natural science activities for kids from preschool to high school: water, ice, weather, seed, flower, pine cone, … wonderful STEM resource to keep kids busy all year long. All are simple science experiments, for your science study in the classroom, or at home in the backyard, in the garden, or in the kitchen, great for sparking children's scientific curiosity and fostering the love of nature.

More than 100 Natural Science Activities for Kids

Leaf Identification Cards. use with Apologia Botany. #homeschool science, nature study activity, fall leaves activity

Leaf Identification Cards {free printable

Take a walk out in nature this weekend and learn to identify some leaves! See Wild Flower Ramblings Leaf Identification Cards- includes a free printable!

Chlorophyll rubbings during our plant unit. After learning about how a plant makes it's own food we "painted" with chlorophyll!  Blog post with LOTS of creative and fun ideas for getting kids writing about science while teaching about the life cycle of plants.  Also includes FREE printable anchor charts for photosynthesis and parts of a plant.

It's Plantin' Time! Writing About Science & A Freebie

Simple and easy EVEN for the supervising parents, will try with kids first. Chlorophyll rubbings: Painting with chlorophyll for plant unit!

great do it yourself scavenger hunting!

DIY Scavenger Hunts and I Spy Games

Nature Scavenger Hunt- Glue & label nature pictures on oaktag (cut up some index cards). Punch a hole & tie together. Now go on your nature walk to point things out or collect in ziplock.

Exploring the parts of a flower with a flower laboratory…neat idea! Love the name!

Flower Lab - Explore With Nature Activity

Shadow tracing ~ so simple, yet so brilliant. After the first tracing, wait a few hours and kids trace again. Great science discussion about the movement of the sun.

Light-Shadow tracing ~ so simple, yet so brilliant. It was this picture that inspired me to get the old light projectors from the school storage, and do a tracing activity for Groundhog Day. The kids loved the light and shadow experiment.