Nature Study



Tips for Nature Walks with Young Children

Spring Pond + Frog Life Cycle Study

Easy, Budget-Friendly Spring Flower Craft

Spring Nesting Bird Study and Egg Craft


Our Favorite Nature Study Resources

Join a Wild and Free group and get out in nature with a community of families who love nature!


Exploring Nature with Children, a year-round nature study curriculum

Nature Anatomy by Julia Rothman (this book is GORGEOUS and we use it all the time)

This little dual wooden magnifying glass is perfect for nature hikes

Get started with a Nature Journal for kids

Field Guides

The Backyard Birdsong Guide Western North America: A Guide to Listening by Cornell Labs (we also leave this on the table by the window and love looking up the bird sounds we hear in our yard)

Trees of North America – A Guide to Field Identification


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