Children & Nature Network
Websites
Co-founded by Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, the Children & Nature Network seeks to reconnect children…
Nurturing Love for the Natural World: One Mother’s/Teacher’s Experience
by Joanna MacDonald My son and I have the opportunity to spend more time together in the summer. Because I…
#FridayFeature: 4 Super-Short Videos Showing Our Connected World
by Marsha Rakestraw We can forget that we live on an interconnected world of interdependence. Regardless of our species, we…
Treehuggers: Children’s Picture Books Honoring Trees
by Marsha Rakestraw Trees are mythical, magical and mysterious. We depend upon them for everything from the air we breathe…
Help Your Students Become Eco-Champions (lesson plans)
by Marsha Rakestraw Spring brings warmer weather, new life, and a hunger to be outside, renewing our connection to the…
Helping City Kids Fall in Love With Nature Through Birds
by Marsha Rakestraw Our Student Residency/Summer Institute weeks always include a lot of outside time. In addition to holding sessions…
Muddy Boots, Red Salamanders, and the Future of Our Natural World
by Gwen Frisbie-Fulton His feet looked heavy as he trudged along the trail, his skinny, spindly legs sticking out of…
What’s New Wednesday for 10-19-16: News and Resources for Humane Educators & Changemakers
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
Connecting Kids (and Adults) With Nature
Global Issues Guides
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…