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Nature at Home

Wild learning

At home and missing animals? We’ve got the solution – Nature at Home!

We’ve brought the wildlife online for kids to explore from the comforts of home. Keep scrolling for animal videos, scavenger hunts, nature science and many other activities to keep kids engaged.

Scavenger Hunts & More
Be a wildlife detective.

Go on a Nature Scavenger Hunt to discover wildlife inspired by animals at Northwest Trek and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.

Be a nature scientist and do your own experiments at home. Or get creative with nature-inspired arts and crafts.

Just click the link, open the pdf and off you go. Don’t forget to check back for new activities!

Choose Your fun
howling coyote
Wild Animal Eye Spy
Nature science.

Can you spy the wild animals in our camera-trap photos? Learn how to ID coyotes, squirrels, deer, birds and raccoons – then spot them in photos from real-life camera traps hidden around Pierce County for the Grit City Carnivore Project.


Watch wildlife
like a keeper.

Watch cool animals at Northwest Trek. Thanks to our partner Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital!

For more videos, check out our YouTube channel.

grizzly cubs playing
Meet our animals
and learn fun facts.

Love animals? Then you’re in the right place. Explore our animal pages for fun facts, stories, science and adorable photos of grizzly bears, moose, bison, eagles and so much more.

Meet our animals
See animals live
in the wild.
Peek into the wild lives of animals we care for! Here are some of our favorite wild web cams and videos.


Sheep herd.
More nature learning
Get curious.

Find more Nature at Home with these great resources:

Learn more about trees, including ways to help protect them!

Explore the outdoors with these nature activities from the Children and Nature Network.

Take an amazing virtual trip to a national park with Google.