Publications for Kids!

Below, click to download WILD TIMES for Kids magazines! (PDF format.) We've got lots of fun stuff for you to do, like games and quizzes, plus amazing wildlife stories and facts. Just print them out -- and have fun learning about New Hampshire's wildlife!

Wild Times: Forest Invaders
 
Wildlife on the Brink
 
Get Ready for Winter! Wild Times for Kids

WILD TIMES: Forest Invaders
Alien plants and animals are harming our forests. Check out NH's "Most Wanted" list. Invasive species word game.

 

WILD TIMES: Wildlife on the Brink
Learn about threatened wildlife like bats, bald eagles and New England cottontails.

 
WILD TIMES: Getting Ready for Winter
Just as we get ready for winter, wildlife does, too. Explore some ways wildlife has evolved to survive northern winters.
Wild Times: Soil
 
Wild Times: Life Cycle
 
Weather, Climate and Wildlife
WILD TIMES: Soil
The layers of dirt under your feet are full of life forms. Explore the creepy, crawly life in the soil. Activity: Compare soil textures.
 

WILD TIMES: Life Cycles
(Two part pdf: Click for Part 1; Click for Part 2)
A look at several NH animals with complex life cycles. Life cycle crossword puzzle.

 

WILD TIMES: Weather, Climate and Wildlife
Explore climate and how it affects wildlife; learn about cloud watching. Snowflake activity.

Wild Times No. 18 - Wanted: Biologists!
Wild Times No. 17 - Food Webs
Wild Times No. 16 - Wildlife Weapons
WILD TIMES - Forests
Exploring NH forests: The woods and wildlife connection; Forest communities; Name That Tree (dichotomous key); How Tall Is That Tree? Activity.
 
WILD TIMES - Watersheds
A river's journey to the ocean; NH's watersheds; Downstream journey; How much water is on Earth?; More About Water Activity.
 
WILD TIMES - Habitat Means Home
Habitat needs through the seasons; Wildlife research: Unlocking the mysteries of wildlife; Habitat Sweet Habitat Word Search.
 
Wild Times No. 18 - Wanted: Biologists!
Wild Times No. 17 - Food Webs
Wild Times No. 16 - Wildlife Weapons
WILD TIMES - Wanted: Biologists!
The power of observation; Investigating your schoolyard; What grows here?; Finding wildlife evidence; What is a field journal?; Start your own field journal. ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
 
WILD TIMES - Food Webs
What's for dinner?; The web of life connection activity; Pyramid of energy; Food web word quiz. ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
 
WILD TIMES - Wildlife Weapons
Weapons and armor in the world of wildlife; Wildlife warriors; Wildlife war games; Warrior word search. ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
 
Wild Times No. 13
 
Wild Times No. 14
 
Wild Times No. 15 - Wetlands
WILD TIMES 13* (PDF, 1.1 MB): Big game animals: white-tailed deer; black bear; moose; wild turkey; why do people hunt?; who pays for wildlife management?; Checks and Balances game. ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
 
 
WILD TIMES 14* (PDF, 905 KB): Fin-tastic!: Brook trout; Chain pickerel; Anatomy of a fish; Yellow perch; Smallmouth bass; Blacknose dace; What is a Fish Hatchery?; Let's Go Fishing!; Know Your Fish game. ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
 
 
WILD TIMES 15* (PDF, 1.5 MB): Wetlands: Waterlogged worlds; Wetlands at work; Squishy, spongy bogs; Dragons & damsels; Wetlands word game. ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
 
Wild Times No. 10
 
Wild Times No. 11
 
Wild Times No. 12
WILD TIMES 10* (PDF, 519 KB): Life on the Rocky Shore: Rise and fall of tides; In the zone; tidepools; Aiens on our shores; Crustie's crazy crossword ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
 
WILD TIMES 11* (PDF, 542 KB): Amazing Animal Builders - Architects of the natural world: Nature's engineer, the beaver; The fine art of nesting; Insect structures; Building for bats. ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
 
 
WILD TIMES 12* (PDF, 641 KB): Wildlife at Risk: American marten; Bicknell's thrush; White Mountain fritillary; Canada lynx; Eastern hognose snake; Blue-spotted salamander; Biodiversity is important; Wildlife word search. ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
 
Wild Times No. 7
 
Wild Times No. 8
 
Wild Times No. 9
Wild Times 7* (PDF, 598): Turtles and Snakes -- I'm gonna learn to like them! ~ Wildlife collector cards ~ "Name That Reptile" game ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
 
Wild Times 8* (PDF, 561 KB): Frogs, Toads and Salamanders -- Amphibians: Animals with two lives ~ Tune in to frog calls, Salamanders and newts, Amphibian life cycle, Maze and math teasers ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
 
WILD TIMES 9* (PDF, 374 KB): Amazing insects: Anatomy of an insect; Insect life cycles; Insect roles; Insect ID cards;"Nymphs to adults" morph matching game ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
Wild Times No. 4
 
Wild Times No. 5
 
Wild Times No. 6
Wild Times 4* (PDF, 953 KB): Exploring the outdoor world, Life in a vernal pool, Timberdoodle, Wildlife Challenge, Animal bingo
 
Wild Times 5* (PDF, 507 KB): Wildlife adaptation, Camouflage, Wildlife collector cards and more ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
 
Wild Times 6* (PDF, 1.3 MB): Birds! Birds! Birds! ~ What birds will I see in New Hampshire? What makes a bird a bird? Migration Madness puzzle ~ EDUCATORS: Click here for a Teacher Activity Guide to accompany this issue.
Wild Times No. 1
 
Wild Times No. 2
 
Wild Times No. 3
Wild Times 1* (PDF, 475 KB): Wildlife in winter, Track patterns, Winter camouflage game, Hibernation maze
 
Wild Times 2* (PDF, 1.4 MB): Endangered and threatened species, Pine barrens/Karner Blue Butterfly, Wildlife math teasers
 
Wild Times 3* (PDF, 1.3 MB): Predators, Food chain game, Wildlife collector cards, Spider maze


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