Junior Ranger, Jr. Activities

Children ages 3-6 can earn a Junior Ranger, Jr. badge by completing wildlife activities at home with an adult. Each Explore page includes a wildlife craft, sound recordings, an animal behavior to act out, and an outdoor discovery challenge. Do some or all of the activities on each page.

 
A red-winged blackbird perches at the end of a dead tree limb

Explore Blackbirds

Imagine, make, move and explore the world of red-winged blackbirds! Photo credit: NPS/Sue Simenc

A green, iridescent hummingbird hovers in front of a red flower

Explore Hummingbirds

Imagine, make, move and explore the world of hummingbirds! Photo credit: © Jim Roetzel

A brown-and-white creeper climbs up the bark of a tree toward frozen brown leaves

Explore Creepers

Imagine, make, move and explore the world of creepers! Photo credit: © Jim Roetzel

A brown-and-white hawk with a rusty head perches at the end of a dead tree branch

Explore Hawks

Imagine, make, move and explore the world of hawks! Photo credit: © JJ Prekop, Jr.

A black-and-orange bird stands on a leafy tree branch

Explore Orioles

Imagine, make, move and explore the world of orioles! Photo credit: © Ed Toerek

A bird with a blue head, rusty breast and white belly stands on a thin tree branch with red berries

Explore Bluebirds

Imagine, make, move and explore the world of bluebirds! Photo credit: NPS/Kris Brown

 

After You Finish

Once your child has completed a Junior Ranger, Jr. activity, download their badge to print or save!

To have a ranger administer the official Junior Ranger oath, call Boston Mill Visitor Center at (440) 717-3890 and leave a message with your name, your child's name and your phone number. A ranger will call back by the next day to swear them in!

Last updated: May 29, 2020

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