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…
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…
Refinding Nature
by Jessie Huart Sullivan In the Institute for Humane Education graduate school residency program, I participated in Seton watching, a…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: “Shoulders” Inspires Collective Action for Our “Blue Dot” Home
While it’s vital that we as humane educators help teach others about challenging issues so that they can make informed…
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…
Hannah and the Talking Tree
Books
Hannah is a young girl who uses her very large ears to listen to all of the wonderful things happening…
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…