Nature Detectives Handouts
My Nature Notes – a PDF template page for children to take notes or draw their nature observations. Can be copied and assembled into a Nature Detectives Field Journal.
Nature Journal Notes – a one-page checklist to assist your child describe his/her observations of the natural world.
Nature Journal Quick Reference Guide by Project Learning Tree
Naturalist Skills – a one-page checklist outlining five major skills students learn and apply as Nature Detectives (Safety, Observation, Identification, Mapping, Documentation, Measurement)
Scavenger Hunt ideas – textures, shapes, tracks and much more.
Creating Kids Play yards – Guide to creating fun spaces for kids and families. (Adjust PDF view if page reads sideways)
Nature Inspired Activity Books
Janice Kelley, Through the Eyes of John Muir, Practices in Environmental Stewardship, Grades 3 and 4.
Nature’s Notebook (record observations online)
Ten Strands (environmental education resources)