Easy Nature Activities for Kids

By: the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

©2007 Publications International, Ltd.

Easy nature activities for kids transport children from video games and television to a lively outdoor world where something is always happening. Count the tree rings, explore the living world inside a log, or watch the kids collapse in giggles after they walk like the animals and race each other.

Combine fun and fresh air with the chance to learn more about the world we live in. And with activities this simple, even the tiniest junior naturalist can get moving and join in the fun.


Follow the links below to some easy nature activities for kids that you can do:

Count the Tree Rings

Find out a tree's age by counting its rings.

Living World Inside a Log

Discover the hidden world of tiny plants and creatures inside a hollow log.

Walk Like the Animals

Turn different animal walks into fun races.

Grass Whistle

Make a whistle from a green blade of grass.

Collect Water Vapor from Plants

Try this experiment to prove that plants perspire.

Go to the next page to find out how you can tell a tree's age by counting its rings.

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