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OPT and PBS KIDS Explore the Outdoors

Each spring, Ozarks Public Television celebrates nature by encouraging kids across the Ozarks to Explore the Outdoors!

There are so many fun ways to Explore the Outdoors all year round! See below for PBS KIDS nature-themed activities perfect for the home, classroom, and backyard. Don't miss the special programming lined up for PBS KIDS this spring to help inspire your family to get outside! 

New episodes of NATURE CAT start April 17. New episodes of WILD KRATTS start May 22. 

Visit PBS KIDS for Parents – Explore the Outdoors for tips on discovering nature with your kids – featuring activity ideas and more:



OPT KIDS Explore the Outdoors BINGO

Get outside and explore! To help your family explore the outdoors, we have created this Explore the Outdoors BINGO game. Complete at least five activities in a row to make BINGO. When your card is complete, mail or email it to us and we will mail you a special treat! Please return BINGO cards by June 9. Email to or mail to: OPT KIDS CLUB, 901 S. National, Springfield, MO 65897