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Download these free resources for use with kids of all ages. Keep the faucet of knowledge flowing!

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Explore more than 30 short videos about water topics produced by Boise WaterShed staff on our YouTube channel

WaterShed Watch

Learn about Boise River water quality through informative videos and worksheets for grades 5 – 8. Meet different community organizations that help protect and monitor our Boise River, learn about some of the things people test for in the river to determine the health, view and analyze data collected on the river, and help us answer the question: is the Boise River healthy? Find videos and worksheets here

WaterShed Kids

Join us for fun and informative activities, demonstrations or experiments to learn more about water or our environment and how you can protect it! Below are a few highlights, but more can be found on our YouTube channel.


S.T.R.E.A.M. Story Time

Join us for S.T.R.E.A.M. (science, technology, reading, engineering, art, & math) story time! Each story time includes reading a book and a demonstration, art project, craft or activity that aligns with the theme of the story. Free downloadable PDFs of the activities are available to print and complete at home. Below are a few highlights, but more can be found on our YouTube channel.


Activities, Crafts and Overviews

Hyatt Wetlands Resources

Explore the Hyatt Hidden Lakes Reserve located at 5301 N. Maple Grove Road, Boise with these resources.


Project WET Interactive Learning Website

From our partners at Project WET, explore the free site for a self-directed educational resource about different water topics for children ages 7-12.  Play games to learn about the water cycle, the food we eat, the weather and more!

More free activities from our city partners can be found at Be Well Boise.