You don’t have to travel to exotic parks to study nature - you have plenty of plants and animals close to home. Whether its right in your yard or a short walk away, adventure awaits. Here’s some activity ideas to get you started.
Phenology - the study of nature over time
This is a perfect Nature at Home activity. You can check in with the weather and your sit spot each day or each week - whatever your schedule allows. You can keep track of your research in a journal.
Take this time to discover what small critters live around your house - you don’t have to travel to find wildlife if you are willing to look closely. Try these easy and fun activity ideas at home with your kids: Mini-Beast Safari .pdf
Maryland Department of Natural Resources has developed some activities
Calvert Nature Society is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Calvert County’s natural heritage and the creation of an environmentally literate and aware community. We provide opportunities for appreciation and understanding of our natural world through our outreach initiatives and in support of the mission of the Calvert County Natural Resources Division. The Society is a 501(c)3 organization.
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