Are you ready to get outside? If you’ve been cooped up for far too long or even if you need to add new ideas to your existing outdoor time, nature is filled with possibilities for amazing science and STEM activities! Keep the kids busy and give them something to work on this season with these FREE nature activities and printables! From STEM to science to sensory play, get the kids off screens and encourage them to invent, design, and engineer their own worlds. STEM activities are perfect all year round!
FUN NATURE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS!
Use the change of seasons and our easy seasonal themes such as exploring nature, as a way to try out STEM challenges with your kids at home or in the classroom.
I made these printable nature STEM Cards and outdoor learning activities to go along with our current collection of nature activities for kids. All you need to do is print and enjoy! Do you need easy ideas for the kids? Find them right here!
Many of our printable STEM challenge cards and activities are open for interpretation, imagination, and creativity. That’s a big part of what STEM is all about! Ask a question, come up with solutions, design, test, and retest!
I want these printable nature activities to be a simple way to have fun with your kids. They can also be used in the classroom as easily as they can be used at home. Also great for a range of age groups, from preschoolers to elementary.
Fun Nature Worksheets!
Explore nature with STEM. These FREE nature activities below are perfect for engaging kids in the wonders of the great outdoors! Includes…
- Outdoor STEM Challenges
- Nature Scavenger Hunt (2 Versions)
- Nature Activities List (with Clickable Links)
- Nature Projects with Pinecones and Sticks
Also, make sure to check out our COMPLETE NATURE THEME activities pack with 100+ pages of fantastic nature exploration from our SHOP.
FUN NATURE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
Here are my reader nature activities favorites right now! You will also find clickable links for these in the free PDF in the pack above! Stick it on the fridge to remind you to try a new activity.
Also, make sure to check out: Fun Things To Do Outside You’ll find homemade bubbles, sidewalk paint, and more!
- Build an Insect Hotel
- Set Up a Backyard Jungle
- Make Birdseed Ornaments
- Try Nature-Inspired STEM Challenges (Included in the Pack above!)
- How Do Plants Breathe
- How Does Water Move Through Leaves
- Make Sun Prints
- Make a Cloud Viewer
- Pinecone Suncatchers
- Scavenger Hunts
Spend your week building a nature collection whether it’s rocks or shells or pinecones, use this handy pack to learn all about how to get started with collections and how to expand on the collection theme with fun activities. Click here or on the image below.