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Kids | Youth - Fun Activities
 
Up close to Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National ParkLightfoot the Tread Lighty mascotSnapshot from the Our Wild Neighbors game
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Our Wild Neighbors, Tread Lightly, and the Glacier Quiz are fun ways of testing your knowedge and learning something new!

*   Our Wild Neighbors, a fun interactive flash game, will teach you all about the animals in Alaska!  

*   Tread Lightly, fun online games, will teach you how to respect the environment and everything that lives around us!   



Pachyrinosaurus dinosaur.
Dinosaur fossils have been found all over Alaska.

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Read all about the different dinosaur that once roamed Alaska. Also, color a page from a dinosaur coloring book!


A snapshot from the Aurora Borealis video
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The best time to see the aurora in Alaska is in winter

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Aurora Borealis

Have you ever wondered what causes those beautiful colors in the night sky?

Watch this short film where a ranger explains the magical colors of the aurora



A snapshot from the Bear Safety video
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Although bears may look cute, never approach a bear

Bear Safety for Kids

When living in or visiting bear country it is important that you know what to do to keep yourself safe.  

Watch a puppet show that teaches you about being safe in bear country

 



Ice cubes are a good substitute for glacier experiments.
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You can do a simple experiment at home to discover what will happen when glaciers melt.

Glaciers

Check out this video about why melting glaciers matter to the coast.



Learn about leave no trace camping with this funny puppet show!
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Help others enjoy the outdoors by leaving things outside as you found them

Leave No Trace

When you are enjoying the great outdoors, it is important that you are careful to leave things just as you find them. Leaving things as you find them will give everyone the chance to experience them. 

Watch a funny puppet show that explains how you can Leave No Trace


A cartoon stick figure ranger has a speech bubble with a sun dog in it.
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Look up in the sky to find sun dogs

Sun Dogs

Learn about Alaska's unique rainbow called sun dogs in this fun video!



Bear Safety and Urban Wildlife stickers
Request a free sticker today!

Get Wildlife Stickers

Alaska is home to many kinds of wildlife. Learn about how to enjoy wildlife safely AND to request free stickers!

Learn about Urban Wildlife in Alaska and get a free sticker

Learn about Bear Safety and get a free sticker




 
Rocky coastline of the Bering Sea. Waves are crashing and the sky is partly cloudy. Did You Know?
Alaska is the only state in the United States with coastlines on three different seas: the Beaufort Sea, the Chukchi Sea, and the Bering Sea