When temperatures drop and days get shorter, trees start to prepare for the cold of the winter. How do different kinds of trees adapt to the cold? Take a closer look at trees and get children to investigate the seasonal changes!
Enriching outdoor classrooms, ready-to-use lessons, and outdoor skill-based trainings in the woods. Learn how the Minnesota DNR’s School Forest Program helps teachers develop and enhance their outdoor instruction.
November is Native American, or American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. While we should honor, recognize, and celebrate Indigenous Peoples year-round, November is a …
Give thanks for forests this season! Whether building a house or buying a shirt, you may be surprised by just how many products we use daily come from trees.
Celebrate Halloween, Batweek, and everything spooky this season with our 14 Halloween-themed activities for students of all ages and levels. Created using recycled materials, our hands-on activity ideas will turn students into scientists using homemade lava lamps, leaf ghosts, monster eyeballs, and more.
Photosynthesis can be a difficult concept to grasp, that’s why we’ve compiled a selection of hands-on activities and experiments to help show students some of the concepts in action.
A preschool curriculum director describes her school’s focus on the outdoors and nature and how PLT helped give their teachers and students some structure and new ideas for ways to deepen study.
While some fires naturally occur and help keep forest ecosystems healthy, 84% of wildfires are caused by human-related activities. Help children learn what causes wildfires and how to prevent them with these student activities.
Looking for a Summer Reading list? Check out these captivating books about recycling for elementary students. From a recycled orchestra to a garbage barge to the life of a plastic bag, children will learn the basics of reduce, reuse, recycle and return to class inspired to contribute to a healthier, cleaner planet.
After the past year, kids need a way to get active and safely reconnect with friends and the outdoors. While PLT is relevant anytime, learn more about why it’s especially perfect for 2021 summer campers.