25 Nature Study Activities for Winter

Jan 15, 2016

Nature studies are fun on their own, but did you know you can combine them with arts and crafts? Here's a list of 25 nature studies that do just that!
25 Nature Study Activities for Winter

Nature and art go hand-in-hand. 

Using arts and crafts to compliment your nature studies not only helps the children to retain information, but also creates wonderful memories. Believe it or not, there are quite a few ideas for combining the two, besides sketching.

I've scoured the internet looking for resources, and this is the list I've come up with for winter nature study activities.

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Nature Studies in the Winter

Winter offers so many opportunities for learning more about the natural world. There are so many things to be observed and documented! A fun way to build an appreciation of nature, is through art. Painting, drawing, creating, cooking - these are all fun ways to bring nature into our children's lives.

Check out the rest of my series at 5 Wintertime Nature Study Ideas. 


  1. Winter is the hardest season for going out and enjoying nature, but we need the fresh air more than any other time of year. Thanks for the list of fun activities!

  2. When I hear Nature Study I don't usually think of winter. Thank you for such an awesome list of ways to bring Nature Studies to the winter months!

  3. What a great list! And the snowflake funnel cake looks so fun and yummy! :)


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