Childrens' Forest of Central Oregon

Curriculum Resources

In addition to environmental education programs offered by Children’s Forest partners, we encourage teachers to lead outdoor activities for their students. Included are curriculum resources to support teachers in facilitating outdoor lessons.

NatureHood Activity Ideas (K-5)

K-1 Curriculum Kit РScience Observation Skills: Characteristics of Plants and Animals

2nd-3rd Grade Curriculum Kit – Science Observation Skills: Life Cycles and Adaptations

4th-5th Grade Curriculum Kit – Science Inquiry: Interconnections

NatureHoods Curriculum – The Bear Necessities – Kindergarten

NatureHoods Curriculum – Roots and Tails – 1st Grade

NatureHoods Curriculum – Plants and Pollinators – 2nd Grade

Sharing Water Video and Curriculum – 5th-8th Grade – COMING SOON

Oregon Forest Resources Institute – lesson plans, videos, and resources

Sagebrush Ecosystem Curriculum – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – Inquiry, Exploration, and Service-Learning in the Sagebrush Ecosystem for 4th-12th Grade

More Sagebrush Ecosystem Lesson Plans and Resources – Engaging Every Student