Nature Walk

April 14, 2020

Explore the wonders of nature in your backyard, neighborhood, or park. You'll be amazed at what you find. 

Alivia Broadway investigates the natural world in her backyard and discovers there's more to see when you really look closely. 

Materials | Supplies

  • shoes
  • sunscreen
  • camera (optional)
  • paper, sketchbook, journal
  • pencil, pens, markers, etc. 

Concepts Explored

  • plant names
  • animal names
  • observation
  • patterns
  • textures

Discovery Starters

How could you use items you collect creatively?

What are the names of some of plants, animals, or insects you discovered?

What makes you wonder during your walk?

Explore Further

Can you make a connection to something inside your home to something outside?

If you took a nature walk at a different time of year, how would it be different?

What could be similar or different during a nature walk at another location?

Additional Resources

National Geographic Resource online resource library : ecosystems

Amazeum YOU Nature Walk Activity Guide