Connecting Kids (and Adults) With Nature
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Find books, articles, videos, studies, lesson plans and other resources to help educators and parents (re)connect children and adults with…
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…
Why We Need Humane Education: We Need More Nature
by Marsha Rakestraw Here are three major truths we know about nature: 1. It’s really good for us. Numerous studies…
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…
Resources for (Re)Connecting Kids (and Adults) with Nature
by Marsha Rakestraw Research has repeatedly shown that we need regular exposure to the natural world. We’re happier and healthier…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: “Project Wild Thing”
by Marsha Rakestraw How can we get kids (and adults) to fall in love with the natural world again? How…
Why We Need Humane Education: Students Need to Be Solutionaries
IHE guest blogger Amanda Schmit is an IHE M.Ed. student. She says, “Through IHE I am hopeful that I will…
Project Wild Thing
Videos/Movies
How can we get kids (and adults) to fall in love with the natural world again? How do we get…
Paseo de Maravilla
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
Los participantes se turnan cada líder en un silencio pregunto a pie para descubrir el mundo natural con sus cinco…
Naturaleza Asombrosa
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
Esta actividad usa ejemplos verdaderos y hechos fascinantes para inspirar la curiosidad del mundo natural. Recomendado para grados 1-6. Duración:…
The Kingdom of Mine
Books
When a young king inherits his father’s flourishing kingdom, he vows to continue his father’s legacy. But the young king…
Children of the Earth … Remember
Books
Trillions of animals and billions of humans live on our “brilliant blue world.” There was a time when humans and…