Summer break allows educators to recharge and reflect. Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is important for students’ growth—nature-based education, like PLT activities, fosters SEL by promoting collaboration, self-expression, and emotional connection to nature. Explore ways you can incorporate SEL into your classroom this school year!
Michaela Goade celebrates the gifts of the forest with wisdom, gratitude, and kinship with the land in PLT’s latest recommended read, Berry Song.
Explore fun, hands-on Valentine’s Day crafts using natural and recycled materials to try at home or in the classroom, including wreaths, ornaments, cards, textile gifts, and more!
Explore PLT resources to help you teach students about the environment, whether you’re new to teaching or looking for new environmental education resources to explore! PLT provides easy-to-teach, hands-on activities suitable for various settings, and a range of resources to support and mentor new educators.
With winter break just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of fun outdoor activities to keep everyone entertained. Unravel two weeks’ worth of advent-ures from nature-based gifts to identifying animal tracks!
Our latest release features three PLT activities for educators of students ages 8-11 and grades 3-5. Use the activities to invite students to investigate how being outside—and among trees, specifically—provides people with many different physical, emotional, social, and learning benefits.
Follow the story of Fatima and the Khazi family, immigrants to the United States, on their very first camping trip together and gain insight into diverse cultural perspectives around the outdoors.
This inspirational short novel for young readers explores the power of writing. Use Word After Word After Word to explore the question, “Why do you write?” and practice your craft.