Ideas and resources for winter nature studies

Just because winter is here doesn’t mean the fun outdoor learning has to end! If you’re looking for some great ways to keep your outside adventures going strong all year long, check out these ideas and resources for winter nature studies! Whether it’s scavenger hunts, birding, or an indoor nature table, there are plenty of options to consider no matter what the weather is like outside. 

Nature in Your Notebook (Winter) with Printable from Jimmie’s Collage

Winter Nature Table for Toddlers from Natural Beach Living

Book: Winter Weed Finder; A Guide to Dry Plants in Winter by Dorcas S. Miller

Science for Kids: Insect Hotel from Babble Dabble Do

Celebrate Winer: A Winter Unit Study from His Mercy is New

Book: The Animals’ Winter Sleep by Lynda Graham-Barber and Nancy Carol Willis

Winter Nature Walks with Kids from A Life in Balance

Also check out The Great Backyard Bird Count and other great nature study resources from A Life in Balance.

Winter Nature Walk Ideas from How Wee Learn

Winter Birds: A Thematic Study from Little Log Cottage School

Winter Nature Hike Scavenger Hunt (Printable) from the Susan Evans blog

Book: Discover Nature in Winter by Elizabeth Lawlor

More Ideas and Resources

Be sure to check out our FREE Nature Notebook pages!