Conservation Information for Kids
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At Work on the
Range (PDF; 829 KB)
"At Work on the
Range" is a fun booklet that helps to educate children about the importance of
Montana's rangelands and the products we all use that originate from rangelands.
The activities in this coloring and activity booklet are appropriate for
children grades K through 4.
Bee Pollen Popular (PDF; 1.6 MB)
This activity book intended for grades 2 through 7 features games that help
children learn about the different types of pollinators and how those
pollinators help produce many of the foods we eat.
Agriculture. Celebrate Earth. (PDF; 633 KB)
"Celebrate Agriculture. Celebrate Earth." is a booklet that uses
drawing, coloring, and word games to teach children about the role of
agriculture in feeding as well as protecting the Earth.
Every Day is
Earth Day on the Farm (PDF; 1.6 MB)
This coloring and activity book is suitable for children grades K through 8. The
activities in this booklet will help kids learn about the relationship between
agriculture and conservation, as well as some things they can do to conserve
water in their homes.
(PDF; 602 KB)
The puzzles, games, and activities in this booklet are suitable for children
grades K-8. These activities are a fun way for kids to learn about the role
trees play in conservation and the many other benefits of trees for our lives.
Hands on the Earth
(PDF; 600 KB)
Intended for children grades 3 to 6. This conservation activity booklet features
coloring pages and games relating to crops, grazing lands, and water quality. It
tells the story of how Montana farmers and ranchers have a hand in protecting
and conserving Montana's natural resources.
How to Become an
(PDF; 791 KB)
This booklet of coloring and games can help children learn about energy. It
includes activities that explore energy vocabulary, how energy is produced in
Montana, and how to save energy.
I Dig Dirt
(PDF; 1.1 MB)
This activity book contains coloring pages, puzzles, and games that explain the
roles soil and plants play in a healthy watershed.
(PDF; 1.2 MB)
The "Seriously Sage-Grouse" activity book contains coloring pages, puzzles, and
word games that tell about the history of sage-grouse in the West, and about the
relationship between ranching and sage-grouse today. Most of the activities are
at about the fourth-grade level.
Soil Is Alive (PDF; 1.2 MB)
This booklet includes soil-related information, activities, and word games
written for about the fifth grade level. Younger children might need help with
the reading, but can enjoy coloring or painting the pictures on their own.
Watch Out for Weeds (PDF; 3.1 MB)
“Watch Out for Weeds” is an activity booklet designed to teach grade school students
about noxious weeds and different ways to stop invaders.
Wild about Wetlands (PDF; 2.9 MB)
Wetlands are fascinating places. This activity book contains coloring pages,
puzzles, and word games that can help children discover the unique plants and
animals found in wetlands, and to learn how wetlands benefit us all. Most of the
activities are at about the fourth-grade level.
Soils Lesson Plans
- These Soils Lesson Plans loosely coordinate with the
"I Dig Dirt" activity book.
- Edible Soil is a popular lesson about
soil profiles that can be used with students of any age and is also part of
the soils lesson plans.
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