Teacher & Parent Resources


  • Agriculture in the Classroom: Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) is a statewide educational program providing teachers with staff development and resources designed to bring the standards alive through real-world applications; AITC helps teachers integrate the study of Virginia agriculture and natural resources into their curriculum
  • Bee Activities for Children
    • American Beekeeping Federation
    • Honey Bee: Science Activities for Kids
  • Butterfly Activities for Children
  • Captain John Smith: Lesson plans for educators
  • Cultivate Magazine "Diggin' It": Virginia Farm Bureau
  • Gardening for Kids
  • Gardening With Kids
  • Natural Wonders (PDF): A guide to early childhood for environmental educators
  • Save the Redwoods Teachers Kit - This interactive toolkit allows teachers and children to follow a path and learn how to help save the Redwoods; a wealth of information about redwood ecosystems awaits you
  • Texas A&M "KinderGarden": An introduction to the many ways children can interact with plants and the outdoors
  • Three Rivers Environmental Educators: An alliance formed to connect and serve as a resource for Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck educators, formal and non-formal, paid or volunteer, who are interested in teaching about the environment
  • Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services: Resources for teachers and students
  • Virginia Naturally: In 2000, Virginia Naturally was designated as the official environmental
    education program of the Commonwealth