Explore our online resources for connecting kids with nature!

Here are new resources that we’ve created to do our part during the COVID-19 outbreak to help parents, caregivers and educators connect kids with nature. Explore these awesome environmental resources and ideas so we can continue our place-based education together! You’ll find several fun and educational activities here per week. (Psst… you can also access these same resources on our new Google Classroom page with the code XULWFC2)

While engaging in these activities, especially when outside of your home, please remember to practice safe physical distancing guidelines, to wash hands frequently and to avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. 

Greenspace Exploration Journal

Fill out this journal filled with fun nature-based activities to connect with your local greenspace. Download the booklet here.

Salmon Lifecycles

Dive beneath the surface and learn all about Pacific salmon lifecycles with Sierra Club BC! Be sure to have your colouring set ready! Download the booklet here.

Old-Growth Forest Exploration Guide

Calling learners in Grades 6-8! Discover some of the stories behind old-growth forests in BC, from their history to the beings that call them home! Download the booklet here.

Sit Spot Activity

Build a relationship with a particular place in your local community and learn to observe seasonal changes in nature. Download the full and simplified journaling sheet and check out the video down below to learn how to do a sit spot!


Activité de Contemplation de la Nature

Établissez une relation avec un endroit particulier de votre communauté locale et apprenez à observer les changements saisonniers dans la nature. Le document comprend la feuille de journal complète et simplifiée en français.

Coastal Temperate Rainforest Exploration Package

Designed for learners in Grades 3-5, this package includes fun activities
such as artwork, storytelling & poetry. Download the booklet here.

Earth Day Colouring Sheet

Have fun colouring to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Download the colouring sheet here.

Coastal Temperate Rainforest Visualization Activity

Immerse yourself in the sounds, textures and colours of the rainforest! This activity is ideal for kids in Grades 1-5. Download the activity here.

People and Plants-Part 1

Activities about how plants function and the many ways that people engage with them. Ideal for Grades 3-5. Download the package here.

Signs of Spring

Head outside and search for all these signs of spring! Ideal for K-5. Download the activity here.

Les signes du printemps

Sortez dehors et cherchez tous ces signes du printemps! Idéal pour M à 5ème année . Téléchargez l’activité ici.

Ecoprovinces Workbook

This workbook will turn you into an expert on one of B.C.’s fascinating ecoprovinces, using our EcoMap! Ideal for Grades 6-8. Download the workbook here.

Owl Eyes Activity

Ideal for kids in K-5, practice this activity often to improve observation skills and as an antidote to screen time. Along with the instructional video below, download this booklet with written instructions, space to document observations, fun facts and colouring activities.


Ancient Trees of B.C.

Use math to appreciate some of the biggest trees in B.C. and learn to estimate the height of trees in your community. Ideal for Grades 3-8. Download the activity here.

Marine Exploration: Seaweed

Activities to get kids in K-6 thinking about the many uses of seaweed and, if possible, out looking for seaweed on a beach using the included ID cards. Download the package here.

Beach Visualization Activity

Use this cool Beach Visualization Activity to simulate a visit to a beach using many senses. Ideal for K-5 learners. Download the activity here.

Bird Journal

Improve your bird watching skills and learn more about birds through observation and interesting facts. You will find Indigenous concepts, thinking and illustrations offered by kQwa’st’not~Charlene George (tSouke). This is a great resource for K-5 learners at home or at school. Download the booklet here.

Create an Intertidal Zone Poster

This cool poster-making activity about the intertidal zone can replicate or supplement a visit to the beach. Ideal for K-5 learners. We’d love to see photos of completed posters.
Download the booklet here.

Lifecycles and Ecosystems Matching Games

Using visual clues, reading skills and knowledge to complete these matching activities based on beings featured in our Lifecycles and Ecosystems program. Ideal for learners in Grades 1-3. Download the games here.

Make your own hummingbird feeder

A hands-on activity to make a homemade hummingbird feeder that is easy to clean and safe for birds. It is great for Grades 3 and up, though younger kids could do it alongside an adult. Download the instructions here.

Join our nature-based Google Classroom for tons of educational activities!

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