Who are August and October? They’re our beautiful spotted turtles! They’re also very special, because spotted turtles are endangered in Illinois. Airen’s telling us all about these amazing animals in today’s episode of Curious By Nature! Check it out by clicking on the thumbnail, and then keep exploring river species by checking out the activities below.
When you think of rivers, what are some words to come to mind? Let’s expand our knowledge of rivers even more by exploring river-related vocabulary and doing a river-themed word search! Click here to download it.
Let’s keep exploring the animals that live in and near rivers! Click here to download and print box turtle, painted turtle, and American bullfrog coloring sheets inspired by our collections and real life animals!
We’re ready to make discoveries with you in person and virtually! Click here to register for our upcoming guided nature walk! Join us tomorrow, October 9, and Tuesday, October 13, to learn about the plants and animals that call the Museum grounds home. We’ll also be featuring a Drop-By Outdoor Critter Connection in our Butterfly Garden from 1-2pm tomorrow afternoon. You can also join us virtually for Curious By Nature LIVE. Click here to register for our upcoming workshops!
Looking for fun Nature Museum merchandise? Or our favorite story time books to complement your at-home learning? You can now order them via our online store! Click here to check out our stock of apparel, books, and more.