You don’t need a schoolyard or backyard garden to observe plants grow—you can do it inside your classroom or kitchen. Growing plants indoors, even in small spaces, is much easier than you may think.
Spending time outside is one way we can boost our resiliency while quarantining at home to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Bookmark a few of these free PLT family activities to try in your backyard, at a local park or trail, or another nearby safe space outdoors.
When you hear the word “pollution,” what type of pollution do you think about? Knowing the characteristics of each of the five types of pollution, and what you can do to reduce the amounts, can make a positive difference for the environment.
Composting can take place in your classroom, kitchen, backyard, neighborhood, or community. Learning about compost can be a hands-on activity, and you don’t need much space to get started.
Looking for some great summer reading choices? Encourage the children you teach to curl up with one of these riveting reads featuring BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of color) protagonists to learn about the natural world.
From planting native flowers, learning about plant-animal mutualism, and even building bat houses, there are so many hands-on ways for students of all ages to help promote and protect our pollinators.
This inspirational short novel for young readers explores the power of writing. Use Word After Word After Word to explore the question, “Why do you write?” and practice your craft.
Haga que los niños se interesen y se entusiasmen con la naturaleza en sus propios patios o en su vecindario con estos 11 consejos para que los padres conecten a los niños con la naturaleza.
Get kids interested and excited about nature in their own backyards or around their neighborhood with these 11 tips for parents to connect kids to nature.
We’re thrilled that 18 registered PLT GreenSchools have been recognized this year as part of the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program.