Learn and Play to Help Our Planet: Climate Change Lessons for Kids!

Explore a unique educational initiative brought to you by the partnership between the USDA Caribbean Climate Hub and NOAA Climate Adaptation Partnerships Program! We have created three captivating lessons that aim to educate and inspire school-age children about climate change, the importance of forest conservation, and agriculture. These engaging lessons are now available in Atención Atención Academy, an online learning platform from the Atención Atención Foundation.

Whether you’re an educator, a parent, or someone who knows children eager to learn and play, we invite you to share these lessons. This online learning platform is completely free! By registering as the responsible adult, you can access a wide range of lessons, including those focused on climate change, by visiting the link below and clicking: “Contenido > Lecciones > Climate change or Cambio climático”:

Lesson Highlights:

  • Video: What is Climate Change?
    • Discover the basics of climate change, why it’s happening, and how we can help our planet.
  • Greenhouse Gases: What Are They?
    • Uncover the secrets of greenhouse gases and their role in climate change.
  • Global Warming Lessons:
    • Dive into the world of global warming, exploring weather patterns and climate change indicators.
  • The Importance of Trees:
    • Learn about the vital role trees play in our ecosystem, from soil health to providing animal habitats.
  • Impact of Climate Change on Farming and Agriculture:
    • Understand how climate change affects agriculture, from forest fires to the dairy industry.

Interactive Activities and Quizzes:

  • Engage with downloadable activities, such as the “Happy Earth Coloring Activity” and “Plant a Tree Activity” to put your knowledge into action.
    • Test your knowledge with fun and informative quizzes like “Climate Change and Agriculture – Answer 10 Questions!”

The mission of Atención Atención Foundation is to nurture the comprehensive capabilities of every child by offering offer creative experiences and educational resources not only for children but also for the adults who play a vital role in their upbringing and development.

Join us in this journey of discovery, learning, and play, and let’s make a positive impact on our world. Visit the Atención Atención Academy website today and access these climate change-focused lessons and a wide range of other fascinating topics!

Together we can educate, inspire, and empower the next generation to be stewards of our planet.

Check out our additional resources for children from the USDA Caribbean Climate Hub below!

English: Children’s resources

  • Video: What is Sr. Sapo’s new hobby? Mr. Frog (Sr. Sapo) from “Atención Atención” has a new and healthy hobby, agriculture! This is the story of how Sr. Sapo learns to prepare the soil for harvesting fruits and vegetables after his garden was affected by a drought followed by severe flooding.
  • Coloring book: Mr. Frog’s Garden (Sr. Sapo’s Garden)

Spanish: Children’s resources

  • Video: Cuál es el pasatiempo del Sr. Sapo? Sr. Sapo de “Atención Atención” tiene un nuevo y saludable pasatiempo: ¡la agricultura! Esta es la historia de cómo el Sr. Sapo aprende a preparar el suelo para cosechar frutas y verduras después de que su huerto se viera afectado por una sequía seguida de graves inundaciones.
  • Libro de colorear: El huerto del Sr. Sapo

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