Wildflower Collection Activity

Have fun exploring nature while you observe, collect, and examine different types of wildflowers in your community. Enjoy the Wildflower Collection activity with your kids!

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Who It's For

Children ages 6 to 12 looking to explore and learn about nature.

Why It Empowers

This activity invites new contexts for learning, encourages kids to take appropriate risks outdoors, and supports STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) skills.

What's Needed

  • At least 10 minutes to research, 45 minutes to collect, 20 minutes to preserve
  • A pair of scissors
  • A basket or container
  • A heavy book
  • Paper towels
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    Meet The Expert

    Shenley Seabrook

    Shenley Seabrook is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who works primarily with children and adolescents in a private practice setting. She is also a foster parent and lives with her husband and daughter in Indiana. Shenley recently wrote her first children’s book, We Have the Same Heart, which celebrates diversity, inclusion, and community service.