Celebrating National Park Week

April 17 – 25, 2021 is National Park Week! Celebrate this annual week-long celebration by teaching your students about public lands and the many contributions of Black Americans to the National Parks System, and encouraging the exploration of these culturally and historically significant areas.

cover of deep in the woods book with a bear deer fox and rabbit sitting beside each other

Deep in the Woods

Can one little hideaway be a home to a host of woodland creatures? Learn about a Russian folk tale and encourage early learning along the way.

STEM: Sounds Around

Have students discover the birds living in their backyard or on their block by using their sense of hearing with these STEM activities. How many unique bird species can you identify using only their song?

Seed School

A lost seed with a funny looking hat helps young children learn not only about seed science but also important lessons about diversity and difference.

wild ones observing city critters

Wild Ones, Observing City Critters

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.

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.