The Backyard Naturalist Kid Corner has nature-themed project kits, games, puzzles, books, toys and more for kids

For Kids!

Recommendations for Junior Birders
Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Set

Games and Puzzles

Grow a Garden Matching Game
Gather Garden Matching Game
Animal Quest Game with Inflatable Globe
What Do You Know Bingo
Bird Bingo
Life on Earth Simple Bingo
Pictorial Dominoes
What Bird Am I? The Bird Identification Game
Match a Leaf
Match a Pair of Birds
Cats & Kittens
Dogs & Puppies
Bird Bingo
Towering Tree Puzzle
Little Bluebird’s Matching Game
Birds of North America trivia card game
Reptiles and Amphibians trivia card game
Wildlife of North America trivia card game
Board puzzles

Earth Science Projects and Kits

Gem Excavation Kit
Glow Stars
Rocks of the U.S. science kit
Rock Science Kit
Amazing Rocks – Hands-on Science
Magic Crystal – crystal growing
Black Light – flashlight
The Light Crystal  – Tedco, get info
Kite kits
Make a Wind Chime

Nature Activities and Kits

Build or Make Something!

Eco-Friendly Birdfeeder Kit
Wren House Kit
Feeder Kits
Build a Bird Buffet – feeder kits
Paint-A-Pot flower pot kit
Crepe Paper Butterflies and Flowers craft kit
Design Your Own Fairy Garden
Friendship Bracelets kit
Make a Garden Stepping Stone kit
Kids Garden Tote Kit


Temporary Tattoos : Flowers, Big Butterflies
Stickers and Coloring Books
Nature Journal
Binoculars – Recommendations for Junior Birders
Butterfly Garden
Life Cycle Stages, Figurines: Honey Bee, Frog, Butterfly, Ladybug
Lots of Ladybugs
Grow Fox, Grow Owl
Grow Enormous – Bald Eagle
Dissect Owl Puke
Bug Book/Bug Bottle kit
Critter Case

Science and Nature Books for Children

    Learning About (Series):

  • The Solar System
  • Insects
  • Turtles
  • Butterflies
  • Rocks
  • Leaves
  • Birds
  • Birds of Prey

Wildlife Ranger Action Guide
A Kid’s Guide to Dogs
A Kid’s Guide to Cats
Because of an Acorn

Kids Books about Birds and Birding
Young Birder’s Guide
Bird Watching for Kids
I love Birds!
A Nest is Noisy
Birds Make Nests
Amazing Animals – Owls
Counting on Birds
Barn Owls
Owl Babies Book and Toy Gift Set

Other Nature Themes
Baby Animals Book and Finger Puppet (Series)
Mommy Loves
Daddy Cuddles
Mommy Hugs
Daddy Kisses
Good Night, Maryland
Yoga Together
Mama and Baby!
The Hike

Nature-themed Toys, Puppets and Others

Big Bunch-O Butterflies
Dinosaurs – replicas, action figures?
Suprizamals – Mama and Baby
Owl Lip Gloss
Globe Balls
Baby Animals Book and Finger Puppet (Series)

Plush Toys and Puppets
Audubon Singing Birds
Folkmanis Puppets