Activities & Lessons
Welcome to the Great Outdoors! We’ve provided a variety of kindergarten learning activities to engage your child in scientific exploration. So, let’s begin exploring the great outdoors!
Exploring the Great Outdoors with Labs and Activities
Make Model Habitats
Make model habitats using modeling clay, toys, or other objects. This activity takes approximately 60 minutes depending on the number and types of habitats your child decides to model.
Watch the video (below) Make Model Habitats together to get started!
Compare Land Habitats
Tour your yard or neighborhood to find different habitats. This activity takes approximately 80 minutes depending on the number of habitats you visit.
- Watch the video (below) Compare Land Habitats together to get started!
- Download the student worksheet for Compare Land Habitats
- Download the answer sheet for Compare Land Habitats
Read About the Great Outdoors!
Four Seasons on a Farm
What is it like being on a farm? Read on to find out!
Land and Water
Take a plane ride to see different types of land and water bodies!
What Do We Need?
Read about how the outdoors can change over time.
Talk about what you learned about the great outdoors this week with your friends and family!
Keeping Up with COVID-19
To keep current with the science behind the COVID-19 virus, check out "Stopping the Spread of Infectious Disease: A Lab Activity Approach." You’ll find age-appropriate activities for your child to learn about stopping the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.