These outdoor learning ideas are fun activities for kids, families, and classes. We add more ideas every month, so be sure to bookmark this page, and keep coming back for more ideas!
Most activities we share here are inspired by lessons contained in the Winterkids Guide to Active Outdoor Learning (GOAL)!
Learn! Explore! Move!
Enjoy some time together outside while working on identifying patterns and creating patterns with natural objects. This activity is great for preschool to 2nd-grade level for either introducing the concept of patterns or for practicing and reinforcing understanding of patterns.
Let’s get our bodies ready for winter fun! These stretches and agility challenges will help kids develop the balance, coordination, and quickness needed for many winter sports and activities.
Dramatic Play: Summer Market & Making Succotash An outdoor, dramatic play activity inspired by the book Summer Supper! After reading the story, children are invited to head to the farmers’ market to buy ingredients and make their own farm-to-fork dish! Succotash recipe card and farmer’s market shopping list downloads are provided in this blog post!…
How to Start a Summer Outdoor Adventure Journal (Inspired by GOAL Activity: Experiencing the Outdoors Through Art 2.1 – 2.2) Summary/ intro: This activity is great for children who are in Grades PreK – Grade 2 and can be modified for children in higher grades. We will spend time outside and create the first entry…
Happy Groundhog Day from team WinterKids! We’ve put together this fun little maze to add a little extra fun to your day. Can you find your way from beginning to end? DOWNLOAD AND PRINT