Additional Websites on Environmental Education
America the Beautiful
Sign up to receive the C&NN newsletter to help stay current on the movement to connect children and nature.
First Lady’s Let’s Move! Campaign
Helping communities build playgrounds.
National Audubon Society
Activities and tips to help families get outside.
Audubon at Home
Links to resources on how to create a healthy yard and instructions on how to create habitats for bees, bats, birds, and more.
National Environmental Education Foundation
Children and Nature Initiative
. Specially designed prescription pads, patient brochures, environmental history forms, fact sheet highlighting key scientific studies, training PowerPoint presentation.
National Public Lands Day
. The nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy.
. An online resource designed to help high school teachers include environmental content in their daily lesson plans.
. An online social network where high school students can learn about current environmental issues, funding opportunities, green colleges and environmental careers.
Earth Gauge Kids
. Quizzes and activities that make the connection between weather and the environment, with a new theme each month.
National Park Service
. National Park Service Junior Rangers complete a series of activities during their park visit, share their answers with a park ranger, and receive an official Junior Ranger badge or patch and Junior Ranger certificate.
National Park Trust
Where's Buddy Bison Been? Initiative
Attach Buddy Bison to your white coat or scrubs to inspire children and families to get outside. You can also purchase Buddy Bison from the website to use as a reward. Kids can even take the Buddy Bison Challenge
to see how many park visits they can make this year!
National Wildlife Federation
. Learn about how to protect wildlife for our children's future. Download Be Out There’s Outdoor Family Fun Guide.
. Helping children and families reconnect with nature.
. Use this site to find fun nature activities and events for kids.
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