Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

For the Kiddos!

Thinking of the Westminster family and especially those with children at home. Feel free to share!

Peace and grace, 

Dr. Bob Gunther


Here are some resources that families might find useful:

Here is a guidebook with specific nature activities that you can do in a yard. It was coalesced by Green Schoolyards America. It is free and they can send the PDF’s for images to use on a website, but they request that the direct link be included so that they can have a count of how many people are using the resource:

Live Streams

San Diego Zoo Live Cams

Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari Live Stream- Weekdays at 3 p.m.

Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Streams

Elmwood Park Zoo “Zoo School” – Weekdays at 11 a.m.

Houston Zoo – Daily Live Streaming Events

Georgia Aquarium Live Streams

National Aquarium Live Streams

Big Bear Bald Eagle Cam

Smithsonian National Zoo

Kitten Rescue Sanctuary

Virtual Tours

Kenai Fjords National Park- Alaska

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

Dry Tortugas National Park

The Louvre

The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

All Available Natural Parks on Google Earth

Click here



  • Merlin Bird ID: Cornell Lab of Ornithology
  • BirdNET: Bird Song Identification*Available on GooglePlay only
  • EyeLoveBirds: Bird Checklists
  • Picture Bird – Bird Identifier

Plant Identification

  • PictureThis – Plant Identifier
  • PlantSnap Plant Identification
  • PlantNet
  • LeafSnap


  • AllTrails: Hike, Bike & Run
  • FootPath Route Planner
  • Map My Ride by Under Armour
  • Star Walk – Explore the Sky

Nature Community

  • iNaturalist
  • This app is part of a citizen science project that allows naturalists, biologists, and citizens to share and learn important information about the world around us.


Plants and Animals


Fun things to do at home!

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