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Backyard Environmental Learning Activities for Kids and Families

Awesome at-home projects provide both academic and vitamin D enrichment

Published on: April 16, 2020

Boy holding plant in backyard garden at-home environmental learning projects kids

Take the classroom outside!

The physical and mental health benefits of spending time outdoors are well documented. In this time of physical distancing, gaining those benefits is both more important — and more challenging than ever. Outdoor activities such as soccer games and playground time are off-limits, but you can take the classroom outside.

Try some of these environmental learning projects for both academic and vitamin D enrichment for kids. And because many families include students at different grade levels, these projects can be tweaked to work for any mixed-ages group.

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