Find ideas for fun family learning during the spring months with this collection of links to great activities from around the Web.
- Create Your Own Nature Journal
Ideas and printable pages for a nature journal project from National Wildlife Federation
- Springtime Nature Observation
Make an observation circle for backyard nature learning from The Outdoor Sports Web.
- Explore the Backyard Jungle
Kids share pictures of their backyard discoveries and more at this learning web site from Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
- Birds' Nest Materials
Wondertime's idea for putting out nest-building materials for the birds in your yard.
- Weird Things to Do with Eggs
Get ideas for easy, cool things to do with your child from Bizarre Stuff You Can Make in Your Kitchen.
- Make Clouds in a Jar
Another interesting science demonstration for home from Bizarre Stuff You Can Make in Your Kitchen
- Elementary Plant Science
These plant-themed lesson plans are easily adapted at home, from A to Z Teacher Stuff Network.
- Learn the Science of Baseball
As youth baseball season kicks off, your child can apply what he learns from The Exploratorium.
- Learn about the Butterflies in Your Part of the World
Comprehensive resource for planning to attract butterflies to your yard and how to identify butterflies, from The Butterfly Site
- Earth Day Activities
Find ideas for family action for the environment from the What Works Ideas from Parents Forum at FamilyEducation.com.
- The Wonderful World of Trees
Find experiments and games that teach tree facts, from Domtar.
- Learn about Caring for Rabbits
Just in case grandpa gives in to your kids begging for a real rabbit! from Rabbit.org
- Learn about the Woods
Creative nature activities from FamilyFun magazine
- Make Rain in a Bag
Here's an easy demonstration from the Backyard Science Activities for Kids series at FamilyEducation.com.
- Learn all about Easter Eggs
Learn the history of Easter eggs and Easter egg coloring, plus recipes for hard-boiled eggs from About Home Cooking.
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