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We’ve assembled a collection of resources for you to pair with our activities, or use by themselves.
Staying Safe and Connected
While spending time outdoors as a family, be sure to continue practicing social distancing alongside the following tips to keep our families and green spaces safe.
Get involved and help conserve our forests and grasslands!
Book Of Stuff To Do!
Download and print this book full of games and adventures to take with you, and discover the forest!
Walking in the Forest - Project Learning Tree Family Guide
Play detective on your next walk in the woods and discover how plants grow, age, decay, and more with these Project Learning Tree resources.
Project Learning Tree Family Guide
Be inspired to take personal responsibility for improving the environment. The goal is for children to "learn by doing."
Thank You, Trees!
Trees are an important part of our world. Pick a tree in your yard or neighborhood and write a thank you note to your tree for everything it does.
Habitat Sweet Habitat
What do animals do when they are hungry, thirsty, or tired? Find out in this PBS KIDS Plum Landing activity!
What kinds of sounds do you hear around your neighborhood? Try this PBS KIDS Plum Landing Sound Safari activity to find out!
Get outside and enjoy nature with apps, links, and other resources from the NatureWatch site!
Hands on the Land
Be part of a national network of field classrooms outdoors.
Jr. Ranger Programs
The Jr. Ranger Programs use Forest Service science and practices to encourage children 7 through 13 to enjoy and appreciate nature.
How is the forest like a city?
Find out as these kids from PBS KIDS Plum Landing explore the roots and canopies of a local forest.
Forest in the City
Can there be a forest hiding inside the city? Watch this PBS KIDS Plum Landing video with Ranger Jesse and find out!
How many different kinds of plants and animals live in your neighborhood? Find out by trying this PBS KIDS Plum Landing scavenger hunt!
Read about the many ways you can benefit from nature!
Find out about the different elements that make a forest, a forest.
No matter where you are in the world, visit the USFS’s LIVE programs for exciting, on-site learning about bats, butterflies, climate change, wetlands, and more!
Find out more about grants available for students and classrooms.
Leave No Trace
Escape to the forest and enjoy yourself, but leave it as you found it.
Rules of the Forest
Here’s a list of do's and don'ts for the forest.
Agents of Discovery
Agents of Discovery is a gamified way to get kids active and engaged in the world around them. The app uses geo-triggered, augmented reality to encourage real-world exploration of the forest and its natural features.