Nature is an exceptionally abundant place to explore your child's or student's creative talents particularly in the art of photography. Nature photography is a subset of photography devoted to displaying wildlife, plants and landscapes in their natural splendour. It is an art which brings us closer to the world we live in and to the plants and animals we share this planet with.

Did you know that Nature Photography Day is celebrated in North America on June 15th of every year?

This printable photography challenge seeks to encourage your students and kids to go outside, experience nature and capture its wonders on camera!

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Printable & Activity Objectives

Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 2-3 hours, Items Needed: Digital camera device and writing pencils

In this activity, your child will learn some basic techniques about nature photography and set off on a little quest to capture a list of things to find in the outdoors.

It will help your child or student:

  • Learn about some unique techniques used in nature photography.
  • Learn to appreciate the planet's natural beauty, its biodiversity and the importance of protecting it.
  • Improve his/her observation skills by seeking out and capturing the list of things in the photography challenge.

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How to Get Started

Simple steps to start:

  • Research and find out more about nature photography. Here's a great set of tips to improve your wildlife/nature photography skills:

Here's a video about a National Geographic wildlife photographer's job and his mission to help save endangered animals through photography:

  • Get started on the printable worksheets!

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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack

This printable pack consists of 2 printable worksheets for your student or child to go on an exciting nature photography quest. Here's what it consists of:

  • 1 printable scavenger hunt list of items to photograph in the outdoors. Take your digital cameras out, search and snap!
  • 1 printable scavenger hunt list template.

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