Lessons and Activity Ideas for Teaching Outside
A Few Resources for Getting Started
Initially made for families, but can be used for inspiration for what you can do with your students outdoors. (PreK-5th Grade)
Fun, short, interactive Environmental Education activities that address standards. Great for morning meetings! (K-5th Grade)
This calendar is meant to help childcare providers get children outside and engage in exploratory natural play every day of the year. The simple activities make it easy for childcare providers to use. Feel free to adjust activities to fit your children‟s needs and your children's interests!
Minnesota Conservation Volunteer magazine's Young Naturalists series is designed to engage elementary and middle school students with a wide variety of nonfiction topics on natural science and outdoor life. Each Young Naturalists teachers guide includes ready-made classroom activities.
The document includes resources to help teachers incorporate more outdoor, nature-based themes including geology, watersheds, wildlife, cultural history, etc. relevant to the region
Resources for Supporting Distance Learning
The EE Portal @MAEE
Explore the EE Portal for additional curriculum and teaching resources