Lesson plans

We’ve made some lesson plans focused on caring for the environment and each other. They are free for you to use so please share them with your colleagues. We will continue to develop more lesson plans so please give us your feedback.

A (Transcendentalist) Walk in the Woods – Ecology Lesson Plan

Ecology Lesson Plan – A (Transcendentalist) Walk in the Woods [1] Ecology and Tree Appreciation for grades 7 to 10, key stage 3 and 4, (ages 11 to 15). [2] Objectives Students will be exposed to Thoreau’s musings in Walden and his philosophy regarding the beauty of a simple life enjoyed in conjunction with the natural world, and with little regarding for material […]

The giving back to nature challenge

The giving back to nature challenge This challenge is designed to be an interactive activity to help the participants experience a new awareness for social responsibility, our environment and the importance of giving back to mother nature. It’s a great team building activity for students and work colleagues. Participants will work together in small groups and learn how to be a team […]

The giving tree lesson plan

The giving tree lesson plan There’s a lot to learn from this wonderful short story based on the book and drawings of Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree.  Select one of the videos to watch with your students, find your giving trees to care about and then answer the 3 questions below. There’s a lot to learn from this wonderful tree that just […]

The importance of trees lesson plan

The importance of trees lesson plan This lesson plan is suitable for all ages and covers some of the important benefits of trees: reduce the negative effects of deforestation, clean the air, help to fight climate change, sustainable resources and energy, nutritious and delicious. There’s a questions and answers section at the end. Reduce the negative effects of deforestation Trees […]

Fascinating ecosystems lesson plan

Fascinating ecosystems lesson plan This lesson plan is designed for kids ages 8 to 12 and aims to build awareness and enthusiasm of existing ecosystems from a tree or pond in their backyard to the most fascinating ecosystems that exist on our planet. The lesson plan can be used for schooling at home or in classroom sessions. Introduction Protecting our […]

Christmas activities for kids

Christmas activities for kids The ForestNation snowball tree kits are made from a special biodegradable, compostable potato waste that can be decorated in a number of ways to be hung on your Christmas tree. All glues, acrylic paints, and felt-tip pens will adhere to the surface giving you a range of options when it comes to making them truly personal. […]

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