Green Team Activity Resources

Official Green Team Patch

Here you will find supporting material for each of the Green Team booklet activities.  Just browse down to the booklet you are working on to see website links, hints, and suggestions for each activity.  Have fun, and thank you for taking actions that directly help nature and encourage sustainable living.

Green Team Official Booklet    Green Team Official Booklet

#1 – Create a Nature Journal

https://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Nature-Journal  [How to make a nature journal]

How to make a journal from a paper bag: Paper Bag Nature Journal

#2 – Study insects

http://YouTube.com  [Search for Fabulous Food Chains:CrashCourse kids #7.1]
http://YouTube.com  [Search for naturalist outreach Aquatic Insects in Food Webs]

#3 – Plant a native species

https://www.nwf.org/NativePlantFinder  [Native Plants Finder – National Wildlife Federation]   https://wnps.org/blog/   [Search for “ten ways to connect kids with native plants”]

#4 – Save electricity

http://www.alliantenergykids.com/EnergyandTheEnvironment/SavingEnergy/022391
https://paylesspower.com/blog/how-to-save-electricity/
https://www.tvakids.com/electricity/conservation.htm

#5 – Endangered animal

http://YouTube.com  [Search for endangered animals for kids]
https://a-z-animals.com/animals/endangered
https://www.fws.gov/endangered

#6 – Save water

https://wateruseitwisely.com/kids
https://www.epa.gov/watersense/watersense-kids

#7 – Build a bee condo

Download our favorite Bee Condo instructions here: Bee condos

https://www.pollinator.org/PDFs/NPW/Build%20a%20Bee%20Condo%20%20(3).pdf
https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/kids/activities/beebox.shtml
http://www.kixcereal.com/kix-cereal-bee-kind-to-bees-make-a-bee-condo/

#8 – Create recycled art

http://mentalfloss.com/article/13046/11-artists-doing-amazing-things-recycled-materials
http://www.beautifuldecay.com/2010/07/21/green-art-10-artists-working-with-recycled-materials

#9 – Make a leaf rubbing

http://www.123homeschool4me.com/2013/08/36-leaf-crafts-kids-activities-for-fall.html
http://YouTube.com  [Search for www.makemegenius/plants leaf-lesson]