Caring for the natural environment and the wildlife that lives in it are issues that are important to children. Use these resources to help deliver some inspiring lessons all about environmental issues and their solutions.
Ages 4 - 6
- Learn about the Journey of plastics with your class with this wonderful World Ocean Day resource pack produced by the Environment Agency. It is possible to navigate through a series of online films and activities via this interactive map!
- This Global Climate Change resource pack all about the causes and consequences of climate change is one of five topics available in the Global Farming series for primary school aged children produced by LEAF Education.
- Use this Bug Hotel project produced by the Royal Horticultural Society to make your school and garden more wildlife friendly. It’s also great fun finding the materials and building it!
Ages 7 - 11
- Book a climate expert to come and talk to your school assembly with this Let's manage climate risks & enjoy adapting to a Net Zero Pathway produced by Climate Vision.
- These Dynamic Dunescapes resources produced by National Trust and Natural England will support educators to explain the new approach to natural 'dune dynamics' and the importance for wildlife conservation in Europe's habitat most at risk from biodiversity loss.
- Use this Composting Plastics Experiment produced by the Environment Agency to explore how much plastic is in your compost or muck heap also how compostable certain plastics really are.
Ages 11 - 16
- Use this wonderful Food Waste Guide produced by Waitrose to get 100 brilliant hints and tips on how to reduce food waste.
- The Conscious Consumer Project Part1 produced by the Food and Farming Discovery Trust all about food miles, personal nutrition and plant-based diets and The Conscious Consumer part 2 all about Climate Change, animal welfare and rewilding are a great way to get KS3 and 4 students looking at a whole range of sustainability solutions.
- These Sustainable Farming Posters produce by LEAF Education will make a fantastic addition to your classroom