Nature can be a powerful antidote to all the uncertainty and disruptions that we find ourselves living in at the moment. Children especially can find comfort in activities that mirror the normal routines of school or daycare. For example, plenty of free play time outdoors is like having recess, and doing tasks, observations, and projects in the outdoors is like having science or center time in the classroom.
In 2020 and 2021, we put together daily nature tasks that are simple, varied, and open-ended enough that children of all ages can participate at their own level. Scroll backwards on the calendar below to view the seasonal tasks. Please feel free to share this page with everyone you know, and use hashtags #GetOutside, #EverydayNatureTasks and #OutdoorLearning to share your discoveries on social media!
Get outside everyday and let the healing power of the natural world work its magic!
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