Self-Guided Lessons—Thinking Spring!


Here are four lessons (a new one will be added each Monday this month of April in 2020) to get you outdoors and learning this spring.

These fun, family-oriented activities can be done at home or in a local park (while maintaining a safe distance from other park-goers). Click on the titles for more photos and links to activities. And - have fun!



April 6: Vernal Pools




















April 13: Seed Starting























April 20: Video Promoting Sensory Awareness
In this 12-minute video, Nancy Wottrich, one of the Friends' environmental educators, offers an activity to promote Sensory Awareness, to make you and your kids more aware of the "here and now." This activity is called "Micro Parks."
























April 27: Tree ID