There are a lot of interesting, fun, and educational activities you can do at home or on your own time to engage with the natural world! Meewasin has some excellent suggestions for how you can learn about the environment while enjoying the wonders of nature.

DIY Eco Scavenger Hunt

Become a citizen scientist and help contribute to our understanding of the natural world around us by recording observations of plants, insects and animals using iNaturalist.org or the iNaturalist app on smartphone!

Download our seasonal DIY Eco-Scavenger Hunts in the dropdowns below for some ideas of what species to look out for in the Meewasin Valley!

Winter DIY Scavenger Hunt

Click to download Meewasin’s Winter DIY Eco Scavenger Hunt

Spring DIY Scavenger Hunt

Click here to download Meewasin’s Spring DIY Eco Scavenger Hunt!

Summer DIY Scavenger Hunt

Click to download Meewasin’s Summer DIY Eco-Scavenger Hunt

Fall DIY Scavenger Hunt

Click to download Meewasin’s Fall DIY Eco Scavenger Hunt

Take a Virtual Tour of Beaver Creek

Experience spring out at Beaver Creek and dive into nature with our interpreter Jamie!

A tour at Beaver Creek Conservation Area is always bursting with wildlife including various animals, plants, and insects! Spring is an especially exciting time, where many species are blooming, or having babies.

Due to COVID-19, Beaver Creek is closed until advisable, but follow along with Jamie’s adventure to see some unique and adorable species found in the Meewasin Valley in Saskatoon & area virtually, until it’s safe to come out again!

Backyard Bingo

Looking for ideas to get some fresh air without having to leave your neighbourhood? Download the ultimate Backyard Bingo that we’ve created to give you outdoor activity ideas to connect with nature Meewasin Valley in and around Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and many ecosystems in Canada!

This is a great game to play with children, or anyone who wants to get some quality time outside! Use your senses in the challenges to gain a deeper connection to the environment around you. Share your experience! Tag us on InstagramFacebook & Twitter!

Watch this video of one of our Interpreters, Erica, trying out a few of the activities found in Meewasin’s Backyard Bingo!

Colouring Pages

Print these colouring pages at home and learn about native species in them by visiting our social media pages! Click the photos in the dropdown menus below to print!

Beaver, Monarch Butterflies, and Aspen Tree

Hare

Purple Martin Bird and Yarrow Flower

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird and Prairie Rose

Yarrow Wildflower

Meadowlark and Yarrow Flower

Prairie Crocus

Garter Snake and Showy Milkweed Flower

Northern Leopard Frog, Harebells Flowers and Bumble Bee.

Bumble Bees

Prairie Rose

Mule Deer, Meadowlark, Northern Leopard Frog, and Prickly Rose

Canada Goose and Western Red Lily

Snowy Owl, Northern Harrier, and Yarrow Wildflower

Butterflies and Wildflowers

Colouring Page

Western Red Lily

Green Ash Leaves and Monarch Butterflies

Red Fox

Crowsfoot Violet

Harebell Flower

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