• Watch this video from Kids to Parks Day 2014. 
    Save the date! The 5th annual Kids to Parks Day 2015 is May 16th.


    Register your kid-friendly park event below. It is not necessary to create a new event, consider co-branding programs that your park has already planned. 



  • Families, Kids, and Adults


  • We celebrated our 4th annual Kids to Park Day on Saturday, May 17, 2014 and want to thank you for joining us in this national movement that engages children with parks, nature, and healthy outdoor play.

    States, cities and towns across the country participated by proclaiming May 17th as Kids to Parks Day. We are already excited for Kids to Parks Day 2015. Below you will find a proclamation template. Please consider proclaiming May 16th, 2015 as Kids to Park Day in your community and showcase the great outdoor recreation activities available for your residents! 



Teacher Resources

open-book-symbol-mdResource Binder - The Toolkit gives educators lesson ideas and fun facts about our local, state and national parks, wildlife refuges, forests, monuments, and historical sites.



Musical - Use Buddy's musical to improve fluency, diction, and to inspire creative expression. It has been used as a reader's theatre or full production. Have the students design and make their on props and set.


icones 00298Buddy Bison's Google Map - Track him where ever he roams. Have your students email pictures and a short description to buddy@buddybison.org to have their adventure posted on Buddy's Map.


booksignBuddy Bison Stories - Buddy's stories are ready to be illustrated. Your students will have fun drawing his adventures and learning new vocabulary!


Buddy Bison Coloring Page - Color Buddy and take him with you on your next adventure


Activity Sheet - Need a quick rainy day activity? Why not learn about our parks and open spaces?

adventurebookimageBuddy Bison's Adventure Book - Need help planning an outdoor activity? This book will help you plan your next adventure. 


Buddy Bison's Buzz - Have your students write to Buddy about their adventure in a park or anything outdoors! Their work could be featured in the next Buddy Bison's Buzz and they could become national published authors! 

Only available in the Buddy Bison Toolkit:

Interested in becoming a Buddy Bison School? Contact Billy Schrack at william@parktrust.org or 301-279-7275 ext 17