Reconnect Your Family With Nature.

Discover A Forest Or Park Near You!

Activities 2018-01-29T09:19:51+00:00

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.

  • Book Of Stuff To Do!

    Download and print this book full of games and adventures to take with you, and discover the forest!
  • Parent Guide

    A guide for parents so the whole family can enjoy an escape to the forest.
  • Animal Tracks

    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.
  • Agents of Discovery

    Agents of Discovery is a gamified way to get kids active and engaged in the world around them. The app uses geo-triggered, augmented reality to encourage real-world exploration of the forest and its natural features.
  • Plum Landing

    Trees are an important part of our world. Pick a tree in your yard or neighborhood and write a thank you note to your tree for everything it does.
  • Animal Sounds

    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.
  • Biodiversity Bingo

    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!
  • Sound Safari

    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."
  • Symbols Cache

    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.