recommended reading featuring bipoc protagonists

Recommended Children’s Books Featuring BIPOC Protagonists

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. You’ll help to grow your students’ environmental literacy while at home and at school, while also exposing them to the infinite variety of experiences we have while engaging with nature.

Children waving hands before a graphic of the earth.

Earth Day 2020

Amid the recent COVID-19 global pandemic, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day has gone digital. We’ve teamed up with Earth Day Network, Project WET, and Project WILD to share our available education resources to advance climate education.

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12 Nature Walk Activities for Earth Day (or Any Day!)

Incorporate art, science, geography, and math into your next nature walk to add an educational component to your outdoor exploration. Each nature walk offers something different for children to explore. Here are some activities to make a nature walk this #EarthDay2020 an engaging and enriching learning experience for children of all ages.

50% off PLT online trainings with e-curriculum

We’re supporting educators in their transition to remote instruction by offering 50% off our online trainings with e-curriculum. Also check out these simple videos that our PLT community is creating to help demo for you some favorite PLT lessons!

Recommended Reading: Islandborn

This book is a celebration of diversity, reminding young readers, 5-8 years, that we are living links between the past and the present. What can knowing about your history teach you about your future? Read Islandborn to find out!

Activities to Do With Children at Home

With schools around the world temporarily closing to slow the spread of the Coronavirus disease COVID-19, we’ve assembled this list of (free!) PLT activities that you can do at home—both inside and close-by in a safe space outside.

Evergreen trees in winter

How Evergreens Provide a Winter Oasis for Wildlife

Evergreens provide food and shelter for animals facing harsh winter conditions. Learn how animals use evergreen trees as food and shelter, and use these ideas to bring your students outdoors in winter and observe wildlife.