Picture Books & Resources
Environmental concerns and climate change are newsworthy topics. This collection of books highlight the global damage, our responsibilities and how we can influence change. Some of the environmental concerns covered in the book are climate change, pollution and sustainability. The books explain environmental issues in ways easy for children to understand.
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These resources relate to the book, author and illustrator. The number of resources varies subject to subject. Please check they are appropriate for your specific needs before using them with children. If you have any suggestions please get in touch!
Kids’ Health: You and the Environment
The World Counts: Do you know why we call our planet, Mother Earth?
List of Environmental Issues: Facts For Kids About Environmental Issues
Children’s University of Manchester: Energy and the Environment information and games
BBC Bitesize: What should I do with my rubbish?
The Young People’s Trust for the Environment: Resources and information for children, parents and teachers
Recycle Now: Information on reducing waste
CEA: Growing for the future curriculum resources and video
Earth Day: Plastic Pollution Primer and Action Toolkit
EPA: Recycle City – A Sustainable Community
Chester Zoo: Sustainable Palm Oil Recipe Pack
Young People’s Trust for the Environment: Sustainable development Lesson Plan
BP: Environment vocabulary starter idea
BP: Human impact on the environment starter idea
BP: Litter comprehension and survey lesson plan
BP: Renewable energy resources
Canadian Geographic Education: Climate Change and Permafrost
Canadian Geographic Education: Tracking Iceberg
Go Recycle: All you need to know to know about recycling for KS1 and KS2
Character: Introducing Recycling lesson plan
Kids Recycle: Tools for Zero Waste Schools
Meet the Greens: Looking after the Planet
Nature Bridge: My Garbology – Activities, lessons and activities
British Red Cross: Creating a safe, inclusive and supportive learning environment
More Books to Explore
The Children’s Library Lady has over 400 picture books on large variety of topics. You will find specific book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. Click on the book covers below to start exploring what the website has to offer.
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