Kids are naturally curious and ask a lot of questions. We have plenty of fun resources for the little ones to learn about stormwater, pollution and how they can help (they may even teach adults some neat things they learned).
So read on to find some activities that will be fun for the kids in your life. Engage them and build on their curiosities....kids are full of surprises!
Clean Water Raingers - New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Thirstin's Wacky Water Adventure (good for grades K-3)- Environmental Protection Agency
Be a Solution to Water Pollution - Clean Water Campaign
Discover Water - A super fun way to learn about the water cycle, oceans, saving water, and more.
Water Family - Create a family and help them learn to conserve water by completing daily tasks for points.
Tip Tank - Play this fun matching game to learn tips about conserving water.
Edible Aquifer - Learn about aquifers while having a tasty snack!
Record Your Water Usage - Track the daily amount of water you and your family to start a conversation about conserving water.
Make Your Own Watershed - All you need is water, paper, and some colored markers! This hands-on activity will help with your child’s understanding of a watershed.
Water Cycle Bracelets - Feeling creative? Use this activity to craft with your child while also teaching them the water cycle.
Water Pollution - Do this experiment to show your child how there is always someone downstream that water pollution can affect.
Filter - Create and build your own water filter and see which pollutants are most difficult to filter out.
Visit the Town's stormwater events page for a list of stormwater-related events that may be good for kids.
Also, Check out these other sites for even more stormwater-related educational resources for kids.