Mountains and trees

10 Books About Trees for Elementary Students

These stories will not only help students learn about trees, but more importantly, appreciate their significance and value. These books can help start a conversation about our relationship with nature, conservation, and life cycles.

flashlight children's reading book

Flashlight

Using no words and a dramatic color palate, this book follows a little boy who leaves his tent to explore the environment in the dark.

leaves children's reading book

Leaves

Use this book to explore the falling leaves of autumn with young readers and a first-year bear cub.

mud children's reading book

Mud

This children’s book offers an ode to muddy feet, brown earth, and new grass…perfect for exploring the wonders spring brings!

autumnblings children's book

Autumnblings

This children’s book explores the colors, events, and emotions that the fall season brings. Learn more about this resource and the PLT activities it supports.

Using Technology as an Entry Tool to Nature

Technology is an entry tool that can make learning about the natural world exciting and fun. Students used technology to create a digital interpretive guide for a local trail in Maine.

around one log children's book

Around One Log

Storybooks are a great way to capture children’s interest in the environment. As this story builds, it repeats, an excellent instruction technique for young children.