Book Of Stuff To Do!
Download and print this book full of games and adventures to take with you, and discover the forest!
A guide for parents so the whole family can enjoy an escape to the forest.
Leaf rubbings are a cool way to document your forest discoveries. See what they’re all about, then get outdoors and make your own.
Can you match the tracks to the animal that left them behind? Next time you head outdoors, see if you can spot the foot, paw or hoof prints of some forest friends.
Listen up! Animals may not be able to talk, but they communicate using all different types of sounds.
Use A Compass
Finding your way with a compass is easier than you think. Learn an important skill for navigating the forest.
Forest in the City Video
Can there be a forest hiding inside the city? Watch this PBS KIDS Plum Landing video with Ranger Jesse and find out!
City in the Forest Video
How is a forest like a city? Find out as these kids from PBS KIDS Plum Landing explore the roots and canopies of a local forest.
How many different kinds of plants and animals live in your neighborhood? Find out by trying this PBS KIDS Plum Landing scavenger hunt!
Habitat Sweet Habitat
What do animals do when they are hungry, thirsty, or tired? Find out in this PBS KIDS Plum Landing activity!
What kinds of sounds do you hear around your neighborhood? Try this PBS KIDS Plum Landing Sound Safari activity to find out!
Project Learning Tree Family Guide
Be inspired to take personal responsibility for improving the environment. The goal is for children to "learn by doing."
More activities and materials for you to take with you... offline.
Jr. Ranger Programs
The Jr. Ranger Programs use Forest Service science and practices to encourage children 7 through 13 to enjoy and appreciate nature.
Forest Snapshot Game
Get behind the lens and take photos of your favorite forest friends in their natural settings.
Take A Virtual Hike
The virtual hikes found here are a perfect way to get to know a little about our wild neighbours.
What to Do
Start Your Own Adventures!
The forest and the outdoors are a place for adventure, learning, fun, and discovery! There are so many possibilities.
It might be tough deciding where to begin. Check out these games and activities, which can help get you going.