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Books, Fun & Competitions

Have fun learning how to protect your planet

Books

 

Useful books on our Planet, Climate Change & Nature

Young Teens 12+

  • ​A Short, Hopeful, Guide to Climate Change - Oisin McGann

  • Earth Heroes- Lily Dyu

  • How To Make A Better World - Keilly Swift

  • It's The World- Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going - Chelsea Clinton

Age 5 - 8 years

  • The Story Of Climate Change- Catherine Barr & Steve Williams

  • Slow Down- Bring Calm To A Busy World With 50 Nature Stories - Rachel Williams

  • The Lorax - Dr. Seuss

Age 2 - 6 Years

  • The Last Tree In The City - Peter Carnavas

  • Here We Are - Notes For Living On Planet Earth - Oliver Jeffers

  • The Tantrum That Saved The World - Megan Herbert

  • We Are Water Protectors - Carole Lindstrom

  • 1000 Things In Nature - Usbourne (4+)

Adults

  • Last Child In The Woods - Richard Louv

Find more book & kids magazine suggestions in the Indoor Activity Finder here.

Fun & Competitions

Competitions

Competitions for kids! | National Geographic Kids (natgeokids.com)

Weird nature quiz (nationalgeographic.com)

For Kids - BirdWatch Ireland

Free magazine for kids with competitions on the back page

Competitions for kids! | National Geographic Kids (natgeokids.com)

The Primary Planet - Newspapers for Primary School Students

Quiz

Quiz for your world | WWF

Quizzes about science and nature (conservation.org)

Family Quiz

Dingbats (quizmasters.biz)

Play Easy Kids - Science and Nature Questions and Answers quiz: print these test questions and answers (quizglobal.com)

Animal Trivia Games: What do you know? | WWF (worldwildlife.org)

Crosswords

Kids Nature Crosswords

25 Best Crossword Puzzles For Kids - Edsys

Crossword-puzzle-for-kids-theme-nature Stock Vector - Illustration of write, kids: 166444959 (dreamstime.com)

Crossword Puzzles for Kids - Plentifun

Nature Crossword Puzzle – Saved you a Spot

Summer Crossword Puzzles For Kids - Tree Valley Academy

Word search

Campfire Camping Word Search for Kids - Tree Valley Academy

Nature Word Search Game For Kids In Vector Stock Vector - Illustration of riddle, english: 117624014 (dreamstime.com)

A Word Search Printable for Your Happy Camper | Scholastic | Parents

Games & Activities

NASA STEM @ Home For Students Grades K-4 | NASA

Ranger Rick at Home - NWF | Ranger Rick

Magazines

For Kids - BirdWatch Ireland

Badger Club - Irish Wildlife Trust (iwt.ie)

Nature Clubs & Camps

OWLS, The Childrens Nature Charity

Dublin

Splash - Scouting Ireland (scouts.ie)

Nationwide

Brownies - Irish Girl Guides

Badger Club - Irish Wildlife Trust (iwt.ie)

Online Club - Ireland

Foróige Wildlife Club - Home | Facebook

One Day Workshops | Dublin Zoo

Nature Detectives - Woodland Trust

Online Club - Outside Ireland

Kids Club - for kids like you! | National Geographic Kids (natgeokids.com)

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/dirtisgoodacademy/

NASA Kids' Club | NASA

Irish Forest Schools

Irish Forest School Association – IFSA supports the development of Forest School in Ireland

Forest School Leader led Camps

Training – Irish Forest School Association

Inspiration 

Nature Days.ie have put together a list of inspiration to help children understand there are many positive and exciting ways kids are making a difference for their planet. Children are part of the conversation and are an important part of our future!

 

We have a winner for our Climate Change Essay competition | World Vision Ireland

Irish kids create brilliant rap video about the climate crisis - Ireland Calling (ireland-calling.com)

Pupil power: how students are helping to turn their schools green (irishtimes.com)

Girls campaign to boost numbers cycling to school (rte.ie)

‎Future-Proof Living on Apple Podcasts

New podcast celebrates the kids fighting against climate change (rte.ie)

Envirokidz: Five Kids Making A Difference For Our Planet - Nature's Path (naturespath.com)

8 Youths Making A Real Difference In The Fight For Our Planet (scarymommy.com)

Meet 20 Kids Who Are Changing the World Right Now (treehugger.com)

How One Kid Can Make A Difference For The Environment (forbes.com)

Two-thirds of Irish Children Want To Study Climate Change

Find the Energy Vampires in your home with this fun checklist.