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.
Follow along a curious young boy who explores the urban forest near his home and describes the shapes, textures, and colors of the plants and animals that live there and encourages young children to observe and appreciate the nature around them.
Explore the world outside or bring the outdoors in with nature-based sensory activities that meet the needs of all students, including those with special or diverse needs.
An African-American grandmother interweaves stories of her family’s ancestry and culture as she shows her granddaughter how to weave a traditional Gullah basket.
Explore nature and its many textures and shapes using the sense of touch.
Use this book to explore the falling leaves of autumn with young readers and a first-year bear cub.
This children’s book offers an ode to muddy feet, brown earth, and new grass…perfect for exploring the wonders spring brings!
This children’s book offers a lesson in self discovery and acceptance. Learn more about this resource and what PLT activities it can be used with.