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WILDTIMES for Kids

Read WILD TIMES for Kids magazines! 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!

 

All documents are in PDF PDF Document format.

 

WILD TIMES: Animals on the Move

Animals on the Move: Let’s learn more about NH’s animals on the move!

WILD TIMES: Wildlife Food

Wildlife Food:
Learn about wildlife and the foods they need through the seasons!

WILD TIMES: Forest Invaders

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

WILD TIMES: Life Cycles

Life Cycles: (Two-part pdf: Part 1 | Part 2
A look at several NH animals with complex life cycles. Life cycle crossword puzzle.

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WILD TIMES: Getting ready for winter

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 - Forests

Forests: Exploring NH forests; The woods and wildlife connection; Forest communities; Name That Tree (dichotomous key); How Tall Is That Tree? Activity.

WILD TIMES: Wildlife on the Brink

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

WILD TIMES - Habitat Means Home

Habitat Means Home: Habitat needs through the seasons; Wildlife research: Unlocking the mysteries of wildlife; Habitat Sweet Habitat Word Search.

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Fin-tastic!

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: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

Wetlands

Wetlands: Waterlogged worlds; Wetlands at work; Squishy, spongy bogs; Dragons & damsels; Wetlands word game. ~ EDUCATORS: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

WILD TIMES: Soil

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: Weather, Climate and Wildlife

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

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Frogs, Toads and Salamanders

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: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

Amazing Insects

Amazing Insects: Anatomy of an insect; Insect life cycles; Insect roles; Insect ID cards;"Nymphs to adults" morph matching game ~ EDUCATORS: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

Life on the Rocky Shore

Life on the Rocky Shore: Rise and fall of tides; In the zone; tidepools; Aiens on our shores; Crustie's crazy crossword ~ EDUCATORS: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

Turtles and Snakes

Turtles and Snakes: I'm gonna learn to like them! ~ Wildlife collector cards ~ "Name That Reptile" game ~ EDUCATORS: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

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Birds! Birds! Birds!

Birds! Birds! Birds!: What birds will I see in New Hampshire? What makes a bird a bird? Migration Madness puzzle ~ EDUCATORS: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

Wildlife in Winter

Wildlife in Winter: Track patterns, Winter camouflage game, Hibernation maze.

Exploring the Outdoor World

Exploring the Outdoor World: Life in a vernal pool, Timberdoodle, Wildlife Challenge, Animal bingo.

Surviving in a Wild World

Surviving in a Wild World: Wildlife adaptation, Camouflage, Wildlife collector cards and more ~ EDUCATORS: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

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WILD TIMES - Wildlife Weapons

Wildlife Weapons: Weapons and armor in the world of wildlife; Wildlife warriors; Wildlife war games; Warrior word search. ~ EDUCATORS: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

Amazing Animal Builders

Amazing Animal Builders: Architects of the natural world: Nature's engineer, the beaver; The fine art of nesting; Insect structures; Building for bats. ~ EDUCATORS: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Endangered and threatened species, Pine barrens/Karner Blue Butterfly, Wildlife math teasers.

Predators

Predators: Food chain game, Wildlife collector cards, Spider maze.

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Big game animals

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: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

WILD TIMES - Watersheds Watersheds: A river's journey to the ocean; NH's watersheds; Downstream journey; How much water is on Earth?; More About Water Activity.

Wildlife at Risk

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: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

WILD TIMES - Food Webs

Food Webs: What's for dinner?; The web of life connection activity; Pyramid of energy; Food web word quiz. ~ EDUCATORS: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

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WILD TIMES - Wanted: Biologists!

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: download the Teacher Activity Guide.

 

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