All of today’s fantastic activities come from 10 Backyard Nature Activities on the Appalachian Mountain Be Outdoors Mountain Club website. This website is full of terrific ideas, including a page for COVID-19 activities.
Place a white cloth under a tree, shake the tree and see what drops on the cloth. Follow the link to 10 Backyard Nature Activities and scroll down to Activity 3 for information on on this activity.
Create a gnome house with the materials you collected.