Young Ikes

The Young Ikes program is designed to help children understand the natural world around them and what they can do to protect our precious natural resources.

AGES 5-8 (Grades K-3)
Activity Book 6-8 cover smallYoung Ikes Activity Book: Available in vibrant color on 100% recycled paper, this booklet is filled with games and puzzles designed to educate and encourage future conservation leaders, including a matching game, maze, coloring page, crossword puzzle, and connect the dots. Order printed copies in bulk (PDF order form) or print out a color PDF (1.7 MG) for your use at home.

These additional one-page fun sheets are designed to print out easily from your home computer.

  • Predator Connect-the-Dots (PDF): Every wild animal, either predator or prey, has its place in the food chain.
  • Pond Life Crossword Puzzle (PDF): Ponds are home to a variety of fish, mammals, birds, reptiles, and more. Use drawings and word clues to solve the puzzle.

AGES 9-11 (Grades 4-6)
Activity Book 9-11 cover smallYoung Ikes Activity Book: Available in vibrant color on 100% recycled paper, this booklet is filled with games and puzzles designed to educate and encourage future conservation leaders, including a crossword puzzle, word scrambles, and matching game. Order printed copies in bulk (PDF order form) or print out a color PDF (1.7 MG) for your use at home.

These additional one-page fun sheets are designed to print out easily from your home computer.

  • Word Scramble (PDF): Unscramble the names of animals that rely on dead and dying trees for food and shelter.
  • Matching Game (PDF): Match the animal names to signs commonly found in nature – and learn what to look for on your next walk in the woods.

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