Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Nature Quest

Utilize books to get you exploring outside!  

  1. Here are the OUTSIDE EVERYDAY month’s list of books to choose from to help complete your bingo card and gain hours outside
  2. Choose at least one or more and do the activities listed on the book card
  3. You will notice that each book card lists suggested tools to complete some of the activities. You can complete the activities WITHOUT the tools suggested. IF you would like to check out one of our NATURE QUEST BACKPACKS from the park office you will have all the suggested tools available in the backpack that you see listed on the book card.  You may check out the backpack for a month at a time and then have the option to renew it.
  4. New suggested books and activities will be posted each month here and on our facebook page where you can share your experiences with the books and be eligible for prize drawings

Individual Quest Book Cards

All You Need For A Snowman Leaf Man Rain
A Tree Is Nice Leaves! Leaves! Leaves! Secrets Of The Forest
Be Nice To Spiders  Let It Fall  Snow 
Birds Little Cloud Snowballs
Bird Songs Look What I Did With A Leaf! Snow Pumpkin 
Come To The Meadow Midnight Snowman Snowriders
Count Down To Fall Miss Rumphius Spring Things
Discovering Nature's Alphabet Molly And Emmett's Camping Adventure Stranger In The Woods
Everybody Needs A Rock Molly And Emmett's Surprise Garden  Sunflower House
Fairy Houses  Mouse's First Snow  The Big Dipper
Fall Is For Friends Mr. Carey's Garden The Curious Garden
Fall Leaf Project Mud The Dandelion Seed 
Fall Leaves Fall! Muddigush The Lemon Sisters
First Snow In The Woods Mudpies And Other Recipes The Listening Walk
Good Morning Garden  My Favorite Tree  The Other Way To Listen
Grandfather Twilight My Shadow The Snowy Day
Guess Whose Shadow Night Letters  The Surprise Garden
Hey, Little Ant  Night Tree  The Wind's Garden
If You Find A Rock  Not A Stick The Wind Garden
I Have A Friend  One Small Place In A Tree  Under One Rock
In The Snow On Meadowview Street We're Going On A Leaf Hunt!
In The Woods Our Shadow Garden What Kind Of Seeds Are These
It's Fall  Owl Moon Willow And The Snow Day Dance
Keep Looking Planting A Rainbow Winter Trees 
Leaf Jumpers Puddles  Zoo In The Sky 

Printable Quest Book Cards

The different seasonal books and activities are listed on the printable links below.  

All Season Book Cards (year round)

Book Card 1       Book Card 3

Book Card 2      Book Card 4

Fall Book Cards (Mid October - Mid December) 

Book Card 1       Book Card 2

Spring Book Cards (April - June)

Book Card 1

Spring-Summer-Fall Book Cards (April - October)

Book Card 1       Book Card 2

Winter Book Cards (December - March)

Book Card 1    Book Card 2