Love nature, but stuck inside?

Bring nature indoors when you aren't able to get outside by using these nature-based resources!


This matching game will help kids learn to name our native plant and animal species. For best results, print this game two sided! Or try this fun maze game with even more plants and animals native to Indiana. Who will you see on your journey? You are even invited to join some birthday parties! Play Nature Invitations to learn whose birthday is then deliver an invitation to each animal's home.


Love to color?  Try these pages:  nature explorer Girl with Hat, nature explorer Boy with Binnoculars, nature explorer Girl with Nature IN-Deed.


If you are in a math mood, check out these fun problems to solve using your Nature IN-Deed!

Nature Works Everywhere

Prepared by The Nature Conservancy, these resources cover a variety of domestic and global conservation topics. Themes of water, food, energy, protection and clean air are available for third through twelfth graders. Each unit includes a video introducing the topic (with interviews of scientists from The Conservancy), plus a lesson plan.

Indiana Department of Natural Resources For Kids

Games, coloring pages, arts and crafts - you name it, it's here.  This website will help you learn more about nature while you wait for the weather to improve or your cold to go away.