Some of our favorite exploration tools


Learning through Gardening

Lessons and activities on this page that introduce children to the wonders of gardening and are easy to do at home.

All About Birds

Online guide to birds and birdwatching! Great resource for sound and visual identification.

State Birds

A comprehensive list of State Birds in the U.S.

Lolly Hopwood’s YouTube Channel

Our favorite kids’ music performer at Nature Day Camp! Lolly has fun music videos and reads storybooks on her YouTube.

Outdoor Play: Learn About Conservation!

Thank you to the Friends of Atwater for this suggestion!  A website with info on different areas of conservation as well as careers in conservation, great for kids!

Journey North

An interactive citizen scientist website showing migration of creatures around the world.

Hummingbird Cam

A live cam showing a family of Bella Hummingbirds in Texas.

Seek by iNaturalist

Seek is the “kid-friendly” version of iNaturalist, a phone app that helps with identification plants and animals.

Discover Water by Project WET

A fun, interactive website with games for kids showing the importance of water in our every day lives!

Eagle Cam

A live cam showing a family of Bald Eagles at Duke Farms in Hillsborough.

Cornell Feederwatch

A live stream of Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Bird Feeding Station.

EPA Carbon Footprint Calculator

Calculate your carbon footprint and learn ways to reduce it!

EPA Activities for Grades k-12

A list of interactive activities for students.

TED Ed Environmental Animated Talks

TED’s youth and education initiative, showing many great animated videos for kids.

NJ Frog Sounds

A great sound identification page for NJ frogs and toads.

Living on Earth Podcast

A weekly news and information program from PRI about the world’s changing environment, ecology, and human health.



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