Nature and Wildlife Activities

Teach children the significance of wildlife and the environment by taking part in some of these activities.
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Pin the Feather on the Bird Craft for Children
What you’ll need: Coloured Paper Scissors Glue Method: Cut out a few different bird shapes from different colours of paper. Then, cut out some small oblong/feather shapes from various colours of paper and provide all of these to the children. Watch as children glue on feathers to create their own unique bird designs!
Paper Plate Peacock Craft for Early Years Children
What you’ll need: Paper Plates Watercolour Paints Paintbrushes Blue Paper Yellow Paper Googly Eyes Glue Scissors Method: Cut a paper plate in half and dampen it with water. Add paint and leave to dry. Repeat on the other side. Meanwhile, draw a bird shape in blue card and cut it out. Cut out 2 yellow triangles and place them on either side of the head for the beak, and add googly eyes. Once the paper plate is dry, cut a small slit in the middle and add your bird body!
Handprint Birds Painting for Early Years Children - Easy Craft
What you’ll need: Paper Paints Paintbrushes Method: Paint some branches on a piece of paper and leave to dry. Allow children to apply paint to their hands, and then print this sideways above your branch so the fingers represent the tail feathers of the bird. Paint on eyes, a beak, and feet!
Easy meat-free chilli loaded nacho recipe Nature, Healthy Recipes, Vegetarian Chili Easy, Easy Vegetarian Chili Recipe, Vegetarian Chili Recipe, Vegetarian Chili, Chili Recipes, Meat Free Monday, Meat Free Recipes
Meat-Free Mondays: Veggie Chilli Loaded Nachos - Connect Childcare
Easy meat-free chilli loaded nacho recipe
Birdwatching Tips and Tricks for Children British Values, Childcare Provider, Blog Promotion, Local Parks, Teamwork, Hanging Out, Trick
Birdwatching Tips and Tricks for Children
Birdwatching Tips and Tricks for Children
Use found natural items as nature's stampers to make fun impressions in play dough. ~ Danya Banya Fun Activities For Toddlers, Preschool Activities, Naidoc Week Activities, Forest School Activities, Preschool Curriculum, Motor Activities, Nature School, Nature Play, Nature Study
Nature's Stampers: Impressions in play dough – Danya Banya
Use found natural items as nature's stampers to make fun impressions in play dough. ~ Danya Banya
Spring sensory play activities for kids - fun for Easter too! Sensory Tubs, Kids Sensory, Sensory Boxes, Sensory Rice Bin Ideas, Farm Sensory Bin, Baby Sensory Play, Sensory Garden, Reggio Emilia, Infant Activities
Spring sensory play tub with carrots - NurtureStore
Spring sensory play activities for kids - fun for Easter too!
We're Going on a Bear Hunt Small World by Rachel (",) Nursery Activities, Childrens Activities, Literacy Activities, Preschool Literacy, Autumn Activities, Tuff Spot, Play Based Learning, Early Learning
For the love of Pinterest - Stimulating Learning
We're Going on a Bear Hunt Small World by Rachel (",)
Creating Forest Faces & Mud Monsters from TheBoyAndMe (",) Forest Kindergarten, Nature Activities, Outdoor Activities, Creation Activities, Teaching Kindergarten, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Learning
Creating Wild Art: Forest Faces
Creating Forest Faces & Mud Monsters from TheBoyAndMe (",)
A world of cats and dogs… from Rachel (",) Outdoor Play Spaces, Kids Outdoor Play, Outdoor Area, Reggio Classroom, Outdoor Classroom, Kind Photo, Reggio Inspired
Animal-Inspired Play - Stimulating Learning
A world of cats and dogs… from Rachel (",)
Line stones and precious stones on the Finger Gym from Rachel (",) Learning Shapes, Learning Through Play, Creative Activities, Kindergarten Activities, Shapes Kindergarten, Preschool Learning
Rocks, Stones & Pebbles - Stimulating Learning
Line stones and precious stones on the Finger Gym from Rachel (",)
Painting stones with water...great set-up on the science area table for a few days Learning Centers
Stones & Water - Stimulating Learning
Painting stones with water...great set-up on the science area table for a few days
Conker sorting with tea strainers Motor Skills Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Sensory Activities, Sensory Rooms, Sensory Diet, Daycare Activities, Sensory Play
Rock My Classroom
Conker sorting with tea strainers
A place to mix and smash plants and water, needs only a few bowls and a stick, but is a great place to learn about how things change and sense of capability. medicine making - Stomping in the Mud Outdoor Kids, Summer Activities, Mud Kitchen
Stomping in the Mud
A place to mix and smash plants and water, needs only a few bowls and a stick, but is a great place to learn about how things change and sense of capability. medicine making - Stomping in the Mud
Investigation Area - shell exploration New Classroom, Preschool Classroom, Preschool Layout, Preschool Rooms, Classroom Layout, Classroom Setting
Early Years ideas from Tishylishy
Investigation Area - shell exploration
Insect Activities for little toddlers Insect Activities, Daycare Crafts, Afterschool Activities, Spring Activities, Insect Crafts, Bug Crafts
Insect Study for Toddlers with Free Printable {Learn & Play Link Up}
Insect Activities for little toddlers
Digging for "worms" - a fun activity that will have the kids laughing and screeching. {Can you guess what was used for worms? So realistic!} Bugs Preschool, Spring Preschool, Infant Classroom
Dirt & Worms Sensory Play
Digging for "worms" - a fun activity that will have the kids laughing and screeching. {Can you guess what was used for worms? So realistic!}
PLAY & LEARN with Growing a Jeweled Rose
PLAY & LEARN with Growing a Jeweled Rose
It's Playtime! Small World Play Ideas - The Imagination Tree Block Center, Block Area, Small World Play, Back To Nature, Jungle Animals, Animals Wild
It's Playtime! Small World Play Ideas - The Imagination Tree
It's Playtime! Small World Play Ideas - The Imagination Tree
Creepy Crawly Towers My other dream house Children's Garden, Garden Cottage, Garden Crafts, Dream Garden, Garden Projects, Backyard Garden, Garden Landscaping, Garden Mini, Summer Garden
How to make a mini wildlife stack for your garden
Creepy Crawly Towers My other dream house
Forest Fairy Tales – Story Telling in the woods - Rainy Day Mum Forest Preschool, Learning Activities
Forest Fairy Tales – Story Telling in the woods
Forest Fairy Tales – Story Telling in the woods - Rainy Day Mum
How to build a bird Hide Outdoor Learning Activities, Science Projects, Science Week, Garden Activities, Nature Projects, Science Ideas
How to build a bird hide for Kids - Mother Natured
How to build a bird Hide
Painting with Nature (and a peg). Great activity for older toddlers and preschoolers. There are so many things that you can use to paint with from your own backyard. Challenge the kids to see what they can find! ~ Danya Banya Preschool Art, Toddler Preschool, Toddler Crafts, Theme Nature, Nature Art
Painting with Nature (and a peg) – Danya Banya
Painting with Nature (and a peg). Great activity for older toddlers and preschoolers. There are so many things that you can use to paint with from your own backyard. Challenge the kids to see what they can find! ~ Danya Banya
Leaf Shape Play for Kids Nature Crafts, Fall Crafts, Art Projects, Toddler Activities
Leaf shape play: The fun way to play with shapes! - Mother Natured
Leaf Shape Play for Kids
Great tutorial on how to plant tomatoes with your kids! Organic Compost, Organic Soil, Terraced Vegetable Garden, Vegetable Garden Tips, Tomato Garden, Tomato Plants
Organic Gardening with Kids: Plant Tomatoes
Great tutorial on how to plant tomatoes with your kids!
Get outside and pick flowers then make a suncatcher out of them. It's an outdoor activity, fine motor activity, sensory activity, craft and botany unit all rolled into one! Includes links to several awesome examples to choose from. Suncatcher Craft, Suncatchers, Arts And Crafts For Kids, Crafts To Do, Kid Crafts
Top 10 Flower Suncatcher Craft Ideas made with Real Flowers
Get outside and pick flowers then make a suncatcher out of them. It's an outdoor activity, fine motor activity, sensory activity, craft and botany unit all rolled into one! Includes links to several awesome examples to choose from.
Get outside and go berry picking! It's a fun activity to do with your kids that is also a great sensory and learning experience. Summer Activities For Kids, Activities To Do, Preschool At Home, Homeschool Preschool, Wild Foraging, Berry Picking, Family Fun Day, Beautiful Flowers Garden
Berry Picking and Wild Foraging with Kids
Get outside and go berry picking! It's a fun activity to do with your kids that is also a great sensory and learning experience.
Get outside, connect, and go on a nature hunt. There are so many amazing things waiting to be discovered. Use what you find to make crafts, gifts, fall decor, and nature tables. This article is complete with suggestions of what to look for and things to do with what you find. Nature Hunt, Nature Nature, Outside Activities, Outdoor Activities For Kids, Educational Activities
Go on a Nature Walk or Hunt
Get outside, connect, and go on a nature hunt. There are so many amazing things waiting to be discovered. Use what you find to make crafts, gifts, fall decor, and nature tables. This article is complete with suggestions of what to look for and things to do with what you find.
The fall is a great time to get outside and connect. There are so many fun things to do with all the leaves falling to the ground at this time of year. Here are 10 ways to have fun outside with fall leaves. Gross Motor Activities, Fall Leaves Activities, Autumn Activities For Kids, Autumn Crafts
Outdoor Fall Leaf Activities for Kids: 11 Ways to Play with Leaves
The fall is a great time to get outside and connect. There are so many fun things to do with all the leaves falling to the ground at this time of year. Here are 10 ways to have fun outside with fall leaves.
A nature sensory bin is a container or basket filled with items found in nature. The best part about natural sensory bins is that they will all be different depending on the season and where you live. Get outside to gather treasures to make your own today! Nature Scavenger Hunts, Scavenger Hunt For Kids
Nature Sensory Bin Scavenger Hunt for Kids
A nature sensory bin is a container or basket filled with items found in nature. The best part about natural sensory bins is that they will all be different depending on the season and where you live. Get outside to gather treasures to make your own today!
Nature Scavenger Hunt -- There are many ways to create a nature scavenger hunt. This one uses items found at the location that you will have your hunt glued to a large sensory card. Other variations, links to printables, and extension activities are included! Funny Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Nature Scavenger Hunt with Sensory Card
Nature Scavenger Hunt -- There are many ways to create a nature scavenger hunt. This one uses items found at the location that you will have your hunt glued to a large sensory card. Other variations, links to printables, and extension activities are included!
Get outside to collect, press and preserve fall leaves. Once finished you can use the preserved leaves for nature art and nature craft projects of all kinds. Fall Crafts For Kids, Thanksgiving Crafts, Craft Activities, Thanksgiving Activities
How to Preserve Leaves: Best Methods, Tips, and Tricks!
Get outside to collect, press and preserve fall leaves. Once finished you can use the preserved leaves for nature art and nature craft projects of all kinds.
25+ Pine cone crafts & activities - It’s Friday and we’re in LOVE with pine cones! Each week, one of our 8 co-hosts has been featuring the ideas we LOVE from that week’s theme. Come see our favorites and join the party. Pine Cone Crafts, Festive Crafts, Christmas Crafts, Play, Thanksgiving, Montessori, Holiday Crafts
25+ Pine Cone Crafts and Activities
25+ Pine cone crafts & activities - It’s Friday and we’re in LOVE with pine cones! Each week, one of our 8 co-hosts has been featuring the ideas we LOVE from that week’s theme. Come see our favorites and join the party.