CHILDREN CANNOT BOUNCE OFF THE WALLS

IF WE TAKE AWAY THE WALLS. 

-ERIN KENNY

Lesson Plan Links

KidsGardening has an easy-to-navigate website for lesson plans for the outdoor classroom.

https://kidsgardening.org/lesson-plans/

 

Outdoor Classroom Day has some great ideas to help get your kids outside for the worldwide initiative that happens twice a year!

https://outdoorclassroomday.com/resources/lesson-ideas/

 

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission breaks down lesson plans by grade (PreK-5th) and curriculum (science, math, language arts, and social studies) with materials and activities in this helpful PDF.

http://outdoornebraska.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Using-Nature-to-Meet-Educational-Standards.pdf

The University of Tennessee gives great suggestions for cross-curriculum integration on page 11 of this PDF, but also provides good project ideas and potential site enhancements you may like to see at Lincoln.

http://fsc.fernbank.edu/PDF/Outdoor%20Classroom.pdf

Harvesting Links

The Big Green Website offers tons of information (with printables) on planning, food safety, how and when to harvest your crops. It even has helpful how-to videos for more popular plantings

https://biggreen.org/teaching-in-your-garden/garden-skills-lessons/harvesting-your-learning-garden/

Additional Resources

https://www.plt.org/environmental-education-curriculum/

https://www.fishwildlife.org/projectwild

Earth Day Resources

https://tinkerlab.com/fifty-earth-day-activities/

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/21/arts/design/earth-day-digital-coronavirus.html

https://environmentcalifornia.org/blogs/greener-together/ame/eight-ways-help-kids-celebrate-earth-day-during-pandemic

https://www.earthday.org/earth-day-2020/

 

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