Activity Sheets

Two girls with backpacks on a trail © Lisa Roberts
© Lisa Roberts

There's So Much to Explore!

Try some of these fun, hands-on activities for children as you discover and explore outdoors. These are great learning experiences for school groups, scout troops, and of course, families.

Winter Activity Sheets

Winter Scavenger Hunt
How many items can you find?

Stories in the Snow
Tracks in the snow usually tell a story.

Let It Snow
The way snowflakes are formed is pretty magical.

Snow Insulation
Snow is fun, but it’s also a protective layer for animals and plants.

Under the Snow
There is an amazing, secret world underneath the snow!

Winter Trees
Learn how to tell which tree is which after they've lost their leaves.

Cold Science
Why does your breath turns to steam when it's cold outside?

Other Seasons

Explore with Plum Landing

WGBH Plum Landing

Mass Audubon has partnered with WGBH to provide even more ways for you to explore nature. Check out WGBH's Plum Landing, a PBS KIDS environmental science project that offers families and educators fun and easy activities to get outside and connect to nature.

And download one of the activity sheets to continue your outdoor explorations at home!