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Books, Fun & Competitions

Have fun learning how to protect your planet



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+)


  • Last Child In The Woods - Richard Louv

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

Fun & Competitions


Competitions for kids! | National Geographic Kids (

Weird nature quiz (

For Kids - BirdWatch Ireland

Free magazine for kids with competitions on the back page

Competitions for kids! | National Geographic Kids (

The Primary Planet - Newspapers for Primary School Students


Quiz for your world | WWF

Quizzes about science and nature (

Family Quiz

Dingbats (

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

Animal Trivia Games: What do you know? | WWF (


Kids Nature Crosswords

25 Best Crossword Puzzles For Kids - Edsys

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

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 (

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


For Kids - BirdWatch Ireland

Badger Club - Irish Wildlife Trust (

Nature Clubs & Camps

OWLS, The Childrens Nature Charity


Splash - Scouting Ireland (


Brownies - Irish Girl Guides

Badger Club - Irish Wildlife Trust (

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 (

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


Nature 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!

Positive environmental stories from 2022 so far -

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 (

Pupil power: how students are helping to turn their schools green (

Girls campaign to boost numbers cycling to school (

‎Future-Proof Living on Apple Podcasts

New podcast celebrates the kids fighting against climate change (

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

8 Youths Making A Real Difference In The Fight For Our Planet (

Meet 20 Kids Who Are Changing the World Right Now (

How One Kid Can Make A Difference For The Environment (

Two-thirds of Irish Children Want To Study Climate Change

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


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