Children Climate Change

Help for Children and Climate Change

We're getting quite excited about a number of new possible projects involving children - it's early days, but keep on watching this space for more news and info on webinars and projects to work on at home.

Plastic Free July - Week 4 - Kids

How can we reduce plastic in our kids lives? From fruit shoots to healthy water, from sweeties to comics. Read more about plastic free kids here. And, please do pop over to the Planet Sutherland FB page to share your thoughts and ideas.


🍏 On Weds 24th June, 7.30-8.30pm - We had a talk on 

How to talk with Kids about Climate Change.

Anya Hart Dyke from Fife has spent several years finding inventive and fun ways to talk with kids about climate change. We're sure to find new ways to keep kids occupied during the summer too. Find our more, book and join the chat here. Free Event - Registration Essential, More info and booking details here - How to Talk to Kids about Climate Change here.Aimed for 4-8 year olds, or there abouts.

Climate Change Film (Preview) created by Golspie High Geography class.  

The first online class session took place on Thurs 4th June. The whole project will be run by the pupils from content ideas to delivery. Various topics are under discussion including What is Climate Change and How can we Stop it to practical actions ranging from walking more, growing food and composting at home. Please contact Anna here or Sam Machin, the school Geography Teacher here if you'd like to work on a similar project with your school (or youth) team. Watch the film here.

Here's a great study on how actually making films to study topics is beneficial - https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00221340902967325

Educational Resources

http://www.highlandoneworld.org.uk/ - How to build climate and global learning into the curriculum and loads of exciting projects

https://www.socialenterprise.academy/scot/young-people - some fantastic social enterprise ventures being run in schools

https://www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/sustainable-development-education/eco-schools/eco-schools-at-home/ - Eco Schools at Home

Practical Projects for Kids

The Lairg Learning Centre has had an amazing response for its Rainbow Garden Project. It's full up now, but if you want to know more and sign up for a hopeful expansion, you can find out more here - Lairg Learning Centre Rainbow Garden Project (FB)  or email Sarah here to find out more.


Have you joined the conversation yet?

If not, please do join up to one of our climate chat / info groups here.