Outdoors and Nature

Teach How Nature Works(2016)

Nature Works Everywhere.

Web site with lesson plans, videos and other resources specific to educators to teach how nature works.


Connecting Kids and Nature (2016)

National Wildlife Federation.

Check out this Web site for resources, tools, and curricula that will help parents, teachers, and youth organizations incorporate regular outdoors time into children’s lives through learning and play.


Every Kid in A Park (2015)

National Park Foundation.

Beginning September 1st all kids in the fourth grade can have access to their own Every Kid in a Park pass at www.everykidinapark.gov. This pass provides free access to national parks, national forests, national wildlife refuges, and more.


Schoolyard Habitats (2016)

National Wildlife Federation.

Get assistance from the National Wildlife Federation in developing outdoor classrooms (Schoolyard Habitats), where educators and students learn how to attract and support local wildlife.


Trees for Wildlife Program (2016)

National Wildlife Federation.

Organize tree plantings for your school or community, and check out information on engaging hands-on activities to help children learn about the importance of trees. Apply to receive free native trees for your community.


Forest Service Kids (December 2013)

United States Forest Service.

This Web site provides students, parents, and teachers with youth-geared information and resources to encourage more kids to go outdoors by having fun, being healthy, and learning more about nature.


Resources for Getting Outdoors

Outdoors Alliance for Kids.

Search for nearby outdoor activities with these resources for getting outdoors.