Listed below are just a few of the many environmental education FREE resources available online. All can be used at home or in your garden. Why not use this time learning at home to discover your natural environment, in your garden or outdoor space!
All Ireland Pollinator Plan - Junior Version - excellent resource for teaching our children how important pollinators are.
Bumblebee Conservation Trust free educational activities designed for children and young persons from age 4 to 11+ to develop their knowledge and understanding of bumblebees, the challenges and threats they face, and how children can become a guardian of bumblebees to secure their future.
Butterfly Conservation - Munching Caterpillar resources for all things butterfly and moth.
Eco-schools NI - environment education programme with resources promoting sustainable living
Leave No Trace Ireland - resources for helping children enjoy nature
Marine Conservation Society - learn all about our seas with the Cools Seas Explorers
NI Water Resources for schools H20 worksheets for quizzes, games and facts on all things water.
RNLI - education resources with essential – and lifesaving – water safety lessons!
RSPB Kids - Learn and play your way through the wonderful world of wildlife with the RSPB
Surfers Against Sewage - Plastic Free Schools resources for KS2 and KS3. Lesson plans and activities free to download
The Green Blue The Green Blue is the joint environmental awareness programme created by the Royal Yachting Association and British Marine. Which aims to inspire sustainable recreational boating for cleaner, healthier waters, helping to protect our marine and inland waters and safeguard the wildlife and habitats with which we share our boating environment.
The Northern Ireland Forest School Association visit the NIFSA Facebook page for lots of ideas for outdoor activities to the children engaged.
The Wave Project for all you ocean lovers out there! a second activity book is now available for you to download, full of more fun activities, games and recipes!
Ulster Farmers Union education resources providing information about food and farming
Ulster Wildlife - wildlife activities for home and garden. Join Ulster Wildlife every week for #WildlifeWednesday on their social media channels
Woodland Trust 10 nature activities for kids if you're self-isolating at home
WWT Castle Espie Welcome to the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust home learning and family fun page. Here you will find everything you need to teach your children and connect with nature as a family.