Cover Page and Instruction Sheets
No matter where you are in the world, you can practice being a good naturalist. Complete our Jr. Naturalist Book and become certified as a Wild Center Jr. Naturalist!
HOW IT WORKS:
Every week will cover different topics from full ecosystems, to plants, to animals and foodwebs. Complete the challenges on Jr. Naturalist pages to learn about each topic. Want to learn more? Explore The Wild Center’s digital programs page, field guides and other reliable internet sites to help you as you fill out your pages.
Keep an eye out for the weekly “iNaturalist Challenges.” Throughout the book you’ll be given prompts to help you learn more about the iNaturalist App, capture even more observations, and dig into science projects taking place new you!
To become a Wild Center Jr. Naturalist and receive your patch and certificate, complete the Jr Naturalist Booklet and have a grown-up complete this form to help you submit a picture of your Favorite Discovery on the “Time to Share” page.
TO GET STARTED:
First, print out this cover page and the instruction sheets. Color in the cover page and add your own drawings of some of your favorite plants and animals too if you’d like! Throughout the book we will give you space to complete many of the challenges. If you would like more space please feel free to find some scrap paper, a journal, or simply print all the pages one-sided.
Have any questions? Send us an email!