Scroll down for a list of nature inspired activity books and organization resources to learn more about nature, wildlife and the influence of nature on health and wellness.
Nature Inspired Activity Books & Information
The Ultimate Guide to Creating Sustainability Changemakers, by Outdoortopia. https://www.outdoortopia.org/
Creating Kids Play yards – Guide to creating fun spaces for kids and families. (Adjust PDF view if page reads sideways)
Sharing Nature with Children & Journey to the Heart of Nature, Joseph Cornell. https://www.sharingnature.com/
Opening the World Through Nature Journaling. John Muir Laws. https://johnmuirlaws.com/
The Curious Guide & Nature Connection and The Nature Connection, An Outdoor Workbook for Kids, Families and Classrooms. Clare Walker Leslie. http://www.clarewalkerleslie.com/
My Nature Book – A Journal & Activity Book for Kids. Linda Kranz. http://www.lindakranz.com/
Teaching Kids to Love the Earth. Marina Lachecki.
Heart-Centered Teaching, Inspired by Nature. Nancy Rosenow. see Nature Explore.
Through the Eyes of John Muir, Practices in Environmental Stewardship, Grades 3 and 4. Janice Kelley.
Additional Nature Focused Organizations
Children and Nature Network (CNN)
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Nature’s Notebook (record observations online)
National Wildlife Federation
National Park Service – Prescription for Health
National Park and Recreation Association – Prescribing Parks for Health Success Stories
Ten Strands (environmental education resources)