California Academy of Sciences: Nature Play - Insect Investigation

Encourage kids to directly engage with nature through investigation and observation, in a safe and supportive environment.

The Importance of Nature Play

Conserving nature begins with connecting to nature. Research shows that giving families opportunities to engage in hands-on nature-based activities can increase children’s excitement toward environmental behaviors. Through Nature Play, parents and caregivers can promote that connection to nature.

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Biology, Zoology
K-6, Educator
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

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