Tools to Help Connect Kids and Nature

Kid with TrowelWhat’s the best way to get kids excited about outdoors? Make it fun! National Wildlife Federation provides tools to help families find nearby nature spaces and fun activities, as well as share wildlife sightings on our website.

What Should We Do?

  • Find the right activity for you – Our Activity Finder tool helps you filter through lots of activity ideas to help you and your family gets connected with nature. Sort the ideas by age, time available, cost, skill and physical ability to find the right activities for you and your family. Each activity has instructions, ratings and reviews, and you can even add your own favorite activities to share with our community. Use activity finder to get the most out of your play time in the great outdoors.
  • Discover nature fun for the whole family - Our Family Fun Zone tool is loaded with a wide variety of great ideas to learn about nature while having lots of fun together. You can check out our categories like recipes, outdoor play, crafts and more. The best part is this tool will help you find a great nature activity, even if you have to spend a rainy day inside!

Connect With Others to Connect Kids With Wildlife

Wildlife Nation™ is an on- the-ground and online social community to empower adults to connect kids with wildlife and meaningfully foster the next generation of conservation stewards. Designed as a network of networks, teams take action outdoors through activities like fishing, camping, building habitats and planting trees then share and learn with peers across the country as part of an online community.


How Else is NWF Connecting Kids and Nature?

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