PLT: Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood Guide

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Description: A resource for early childhood educators that serves as a guide for nature-based exploration. Contains eleven activities that encourage children to interact with nature through exploring the senses, the seasons, and trees. The guide is accompanied by a CD that promotes kinetic learning through movement and music.
Author/Producer: Project Learning Tree/American Forestry Foundation
Topic Areas Covered: Exploring nature with the five senses, trees through the seasons, tree anatomy, tree products
Resource Type: Curriculum - contains 11 activites and a music CD
For Grade Levels: PreK-Kindergarten
Publication Date: 2010
Length: Example
Cost: Obtained by attending a PLT professional development workshop. Contact PLT for more information.
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? Yes
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
Recommended Enhancements:
PLT: Focus on Forests Module
PLT: Forest Ecology Module
PLT: Forests of the World Module
PLT: Municipal Solid Waste Module
PLT: MN Early Childhood Supplement
PLT: Lorax Activity Pack
PLT: PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide
Geographic Location: U.S.
Notes: Minnesota Contact: Amy Kay Kerber, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry
500 Lafayette Rd., St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 297-2214,
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Author/Producer Contact: Project Learning Tree
Address: 111 19th St. N.W., #780
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 463-2462

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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