Activities! 

Below is a list of FUN activities and games to do both in your classroom and/or out in nature.

 

Experiments & activities:

 

https://kids.niehs.nih.gov/activities/index.htm - National Institute of Environmental Health Studies - Activities

 

https://www.pond.co.nz/community/214015/science-learning-hub/1 - Science Learning Hub

 

http://www.quivervision.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/AANZ_Pack_1-6.pdf - NZ wildlife AR colouring in activity

 

https://www.education.com/science-fair/weather-and-climate/ - Weather science projects

 

https://www.education.com/collection/otukapua/kapua-activities/ - Education.com - O Tū Kapua activities

 

http://www.eia.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=sf_experiments - Energy Kids Experiments

 

http://www.lovemyscience.com/cat_pressure.html - Kids Air Pressure Experiments

 

http://lifestyle.howstuffworks.com/crafts/other-arts-crafts/science-projects-for-kids-air-pressure.htm - Science projects for kids: Air pressure

 

http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/environmentwaste/educationvolunteering/Documents/ltetheforestcommunitypart2.pdf - Auckland Council Forest Community activities


 

Games & Apps:

 

http://www.habitatthegame.com/ - Habitat Mobile game

 

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/offset/id895952566?mt=8 - OFFSET! Carbon emission mobile game from NASA

 

http://www.redhillstudios.com/portfolio/painting-with-time-climate-change/ - Painting with time: Climate Change app

 

https://climate.nasa.gov/earth-apps/ - Climate mobile apps from NASA

 

https://climate.nasa.gov/climate_resource_center/interactives/quizzes - NASA environment quizzes

 

http://eyes.jpl.nasa.gov/eyes-on-the-earth.html - NASA eyes on the earth app


 

http://www.electrocity.co.nz/ - ElectroCity is an online computer game that lets players manage their own virtual towns and cities. It’s great fun to play and also teaches players all about energy, sustainability and environmental management in New Zealand.

 

http://www.quivervision.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/AANZ_Pack_1-6.pdf - NZ wildlife AR colouring in activity
 

Activities in Nature:

 

http://www.forestandbird.org.nz/what-we-do/projects/ark-in-the-park - Ark in the Park is a partnership between Forest and Bird and the Auckland Council.

 

http://kcc.org.nz/ - Kiwi Conservation Club

 

http://www.waitakererangeshalo.org.nz/ - The Waitakere Ranges Halo Conservation Project

 

http://www.nzbirdsonline.org.nz/?active=identify - NZ Birds online

 

http://www.doc.govt.nz/get-involved/conservation-activities/with-children/ - DOC activities for children

 

http://www.doc.govt.nz/get-involved/conservation-activities/in-your-garden/ - DOC Activities in your garden

 

http://www.doc.govt.nz/kiwiguardians - DOC kiwi guardians

https://ecokids.ca/play/earthplay - EarthPLAY - Programs focused on self-directed, outdoor play with the goal of strengthening kids’ connection to nature and deepening their respect for the earth.

 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0By2B2OQigEa8Z1RjWXIwOTlIaTQ/view?usp=sharing - Make a Weta house

Make a Weta House. Download the instructions below: