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Virtual Classroom Resources

To support the virtual learning needs of teachers, parents as teachers, and caregivers, Eco-Schools USA presents a collection of resources that rely on the natural world as the vehicle for learning. Resource additions are made monthly. Questions? Contact

Learning Activities

A collection of short, at-home learning activities that teachers can share or families can complete together. Take a virtual field trip with “Nature’s Witness™,” the National Wildlife Federation’s first-ever exhibition of wildlife photography chosen from the National Wildlife® Photo Contest.

flamingo chick


Outdoor Learning Resources

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Ranger Rick® Family Guide

This monthly guide provides family-friendly ways to stay engaged with nature. It complements the digital edition of Ranger Rick® magazine, currently available for free. For more animal and nature activities, crafts, stories, and fresh jokes and riddles, explore Ranger Rick at Home. Teachers are also encouraged to download the free, monthly Educator's Guide.

Ranger Rick Jr. Parent Guide

The monthly parent guide is available in both English and Spanish. It complements the digital edition of Ranger Rick Jr. magazine, currently available for free.

Art Activities

Get crafty with this collection of nature-inspired arts and crafts activities.

stamp art

Wild About Stampin'
Instructions for creating wildlife stamps

animal figurines

Scavenging for Species
Instructions for a wildlife scavenger hunt

mason bee condo hanging from a tree

Buzzworthy Mason Bee Condos
Create and care for a mason bee condo.

pollinator origami

Pollinator Origami Chatterbox
Learn about native pollinators with this fun origami activity. 

origami chatterbox

Salmon Life Cycle Origami Chatterbox
Learn about the salmon life cycle with this fun origami activity.

rock art

Rock Art Activity
Learn more about rocks used in landscaping and beautify a garden with a Rock Art activity.

Schooled on Salmon Photo

Schooled on Salmon
Learn about salmon and Go Fishin' with this craft activity.

bat craft

A Cauldron of Bats
Create a cauldron of bats with this craft activity.

Winter Wonderland & Wildlife Habitat
Create a log cabin and gingerbread wildlife habitat with this craft activity.

edible scat

Edible Scat
Learn about animal scat and find directions for creating edible scat. "Used and adapted with permission from Project WILD."

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