What makes birds so fascinating? What do the over 11,000 different species of birds have in common? How are they unique? In Birds for the Young Naturalist, young readers learn all about the wonderful, wide world of birds as they explore common bird behaviors and popular species.

The Childhood by Nature blog is where we share our enthusiasm for the natural world and our ideas for the best ways to spark a child's curiosity for nature and nurture your young naturalists.

What makes mammals different from other members of the animal kingdom?Why are they so successful as animals and why are humans drawn to them? Mammals for the Young Naturalist is a Childhood by Nature fact and activity book designed to help children interested in mammals become young naturalists.

Our nature-based curriculum for parents, educators and homeschoolers, 15 Weeks of Nature, is a fun outdoor learning crash course designed to turn any child into a young naturalist. The course was designed specifically for  elementary and middle school children to help them look more closely at nature. The 15 easy-to-follow activities can be followed in any order and is an ideal entry point for learning in and from nature.

Activity Finder

Gardening, bird watching, stomping around in the rain. Our Activity Finder has just the right outdoor activity for any day.

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