La Caja Asombrosa
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
La caja asombrosa se utiliza para guardar una colección de varios objetos naturales encontrados (conchas, hojas, plumas, rocas, ramas, cadáveres…
Humane Education Activity: Wonder Box
Start nurturing reverence for nature and a sense of wonder from the first day of school. The Wonder Box is…
Refinding Nature
by Jessie Huart Sullivan In the Institute for Humane Education graduate school residency program, I participated in Seton watching, a…
The Wonder Box
Activities/Lesson Plans
The Wonder Box is used to hold a collection of various natural found objects (shells, leaves, feathers, rocks, twigs, deceased…
Todo Es Bello
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
Estudiantes usan cuatro de sus  sentidos para explorar la belleza de la naturaleza. Recomendado para grados K-2 Duración: 15-30 minutos…
Why Love a Leech?
For my blog post today, I’m sharing a recent essay I wrote for Care2.com, an online community for people passionate…
The Joys of Paying Attention
As the days get longer and dawn comes at 4 a.m., I’ve begun waking earlier and earlier. Normally, I roll…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Helping Students Become “Neighborhood Detectives”
Many of us grew up with Mr. Rogers singing and talking about neighbors and our neighborhoods, and Sesame Street has…
Scavenger Hunt
Activities/Lesson Plans
Help participants rediscover the wonder of the natural world by taking them on an outdoor scavenger hunt for which they’ll…
Enter the Winter YES! National Student Writing Competition
Image screenshot YES! Magazine. This winter our friends at YES! are sponsoring a writing competition for students in middle school…
Night Watchers
Activities/Lesson Plans
Take participants on an exciting adventure that includes an exploration of the wonders of the night and an examination of…
Natural Treasures
Activities/Lesson Plans
Help students get in touch with their sense of wonder for the natural world while developing their observation, map-reading and…