ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES YOU CAN DO AT HOME!
PLANT SCAVENGER HUNT
- Try this scavenger hunt and activity page to discover some special little plants that grow in the grass.
BEE GUIDES AND ACTIVITIES
NEW! Order a "Bee Nature Kit" to be delivered to your home.
Introduce your child to bees - ideas, resources and information for parents
My Field Guide to Bees - 29 pages of information and activities + blank journal pages. Download for free or order a "Bee Nature Kit" to be delivered to your home
Top 14 Bees of Portland - pocket sized guide to common bees
DISCOVER YOUR LOCAL TREES
Type in your address here and learn about the trees you see on your street everyday. Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry has mapped every street tree in Portland!
Take a tree walk at a school in your neighborhood. School children have planted arboretums (tree museums) all over the city!
BIRDS IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Check out this kid-friendly guide to the 12 most common birds in Portland. Learn how to protect them!
BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS
Check out this kid-friendly guide to the 15 most common butterflies and moths in Portland. Learn how to protect them!
Teens and Young Adults
10 Ways for Teens to Connect to Nature during Quarantine
If you are new to being a parent AND teacher, you may be feeling a lot of pressure. Here is a helpful resource that is both inspiring and low-pressure.
Prescribing Nature for Health | Dr. Nooshin Razani | TEDxNashville
Dr. Razani describes how she was able to connect her children to nature, and why it’s important.