Nature Fun at Home
Enjoy the following engaging activities at home or on our trails!
In the Park
- Visit our Prairie Learning Center and take a walk on the Interpretive Trail around the Heritage Center
- Play I Spy in the Park, what animals can you find?
- Explore Dane County Parks and complete our Explore BINGO challenge!
- Are you a birder or have you wanted to try birding? Use our Birding BINGO card and and see what species you can discover!
- Do you like flowers? See if you can find all of the spring blooms and complete our Blooming BINGO. A great resource for what's in bloom can be found on the WI State Herbarium website.
- Learn about Decomposers! (materials from Experience Learning)
- Discover Wisconsin animals with the Wisconsin Wildlife Hunt
- Go for a Nature Hunt in your neighborhood or backyard
- Conservation Corner: join park staff, partner organizations, and experts for our Conservation Corner video series. Topics include: habitat restoration, birding, prescribed burning, volunteerism, what's blooming, Dane County Parks history, tree care and more. Find the videos on our Facebook or YouTube pages.
Nature Craft Videos
Polar Bear Craft Video
Click the photo on the left to watch a video on how to make your very own polar bear!
- Paper x2 Sheets
- Fork (or paintbrush)
- White paint
- Crayons, markers, or colored pencils
Bird Feeder Craft Video
Click the photo on the left to watch a video on how to make your very own bird feeder!
- Toilet Paper Tube
- Peanut/ Nut Butter and Butter Knife
- String or twine