Earth Day is about raising awareness about the importance of protecting our planet and taking action. Use these activities to inspire your students to take action this Earth Day, and every day.
Children selected an animal found in their community’s garden to research. They created beautiful mosaics of their chosen animal for a permanent outdoor art exhibit.
The word “yoga” derives from a Sanskrit word “yuj,” meaning “to unite or integrate.” This book embodies Sanskrit’s yuj and can be used to integrate multiple discipline areas.
Give “reduce, reuse, recycle” a whole new meaning by incorporating this concept into many subject areas. Many of these hands-on project ideas can be adapted for any grade.
Fall is a great time to teach young students about the changing seasons and the science of leaves. Check out over 50 ideas for incorporating science, math, art, and literature into your lesson plan about leaves.
Over 130 hands-on experiences engage children ages 3-6 in outdoor exploration and play.
Children search for the shapes and colors that define both our natural and built environments.
We now offer online courses for early childhood, K-8, and GreenSchools. The courses include demonstration videos, planning exercises, and state-specific resources.
Five GreenSchools Investigations develop the skills of younger learners while teaching young children about their environment and how they can make a difference.
This self-paced online course includes access to PLT’s e-guide designed for ages 3 to 6, plus demonstration videos, simulations, and planning exercises.