A popular resource for educators of elementary and middle school students, PLT’s PreK-8 guide contains 96 hands-on, multidisciplinary activities, with emphasis on science, reading, writing, mathematics, and social studies.
Over 130 hands-on experiences engage children ages 3-6 in outdoor exploration and play.
Students investigate the papermaking process by trying it themselves. Students are thrilled to find that they can make paper and that their product is practical, as well as beautiful. Watch a video of the paper-making process used in this activity.
From informative nonfiction reads to silly fictional tales, this list separated by grade level will help kids–and adults–stay on top of their reading.
We now offer online courses for early childhood, K-8, and GreenSchools. The courses include demonstration videos, planning exercises, and state-specific resources.
Help students visualize and better understand the function of the inner parts of a tree trunk by creating this easy-to-make visual aid.
Grade K-5 readers are invited to play a game of I Spy to find urban wildlife along with this story’s main character, a family dog named Scooter.
Project Learning Tree has drafted a new K-2 instructional unit, founded on NGSS Performance Expectations. Stipends are available for teachers selected to review the content.
Dave Shafer uses the outdoors to teach a range of STEM topics to students at Skiles Test Elementary School in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Students investigate the interactions between living and non-living components in three local ecosystems with Project Learning Tree’s Field, Forest, and Stream activity.