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For Kids & Teens

Access environment-focused materials and websites geared to children and teens.

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There are a number of organizations that share information and activities to help support youth to be environmental stewards. Get started with these ones.

Reads for Kids

Autumn Peltier, water warrior
The forest keeper : the true story of Jadav Payeng
The Planet we call home by Aimee Isaac
Kids Fight Climate Change
Keeping our earth green : over 100 hands-on ways to help save the earth
The water walker
What matters
Taking care of Mother Earth
Frankenstink! : garbage gone bad
Arthur turns green
We are extremely very good recyclers
Brains on! presents...Earth friend forever
Love the Earth
Curious George plants a tree
Sandy's incredible shrinking footprint
Wangari Maathai : the woman who planted millions of trees
Justine McKeen, Queen of Green
Using renewable energy
Forever Birchwood
Make the Earth your companion
Greta and the Giants : inspired by Greta Thunberg's stand to save the world
What's the point of being green?
The Berenstain bears go green
How I survived : four nights on the ice

Websites for Kids

Reads for Tweens and Teens

Poison Town by Elyssa Campbell
The green teen: the eco-friendly teen's guide to saving the planet
Eyes wide open : going behind the environmental headlines
How to change everything : the young human's guide to protecting the planet and each other
We rise : the Earth Guardians guide to building a movement that restores the planet
Eat up! : an infographic exploration of food
We have a dream
Leaving our mark : reducing our carbon footprint
47 things you can do for the environment Forty-seven things you can do for the environment
Climate change : Groundwood guides
Generation green : the ultimate teen guide to living an eco-friendly life
The weather makers : how we are changing the climate and what it means for life on Earth
OurPlanet : change is possible

Environmental organizations and initiatives for Tweens and Teens