Parents & Teachers Overview

Resources for Parents and Educators

Read about the Children's Forest of Central Oregon and their mission to unite our community and inspire lifelong connections to nature for all kids.

Links to Explore

BatsLIVE: Distance Learning Adventure is an exciting, free education program for children. Aimed at 4th-8th grades and educators, this program will bring bat conservation to life in your classroom or community. Register at to:

  • Participate in CITIZEN SCIENCE activities involving bats in your state
  • Learn about bats
  • Check out the free resources on the website

The Lorax - Learn about the importance of trees and other natural resources in this comprehensive study guide to accompany Dr. Seuss's The Lorax.

FS Nature LiveBrings nature learning to you through a series of webcasts, webinars, and online education resources.

Discover The Forest - Your forest is ready! Discover easy, family friendly activities for enjoying the outdoors.

Natural InquirerThe Natural Inquirer program produces a variety of science education materials for PreK through grade 12.

Conservation Education - Conservation Education (CE) helps people of all ages understand and appreciate our country's natural resources -- and learn how to conserve those resources for future generations.

Forest Service Videos on YouTube - An ever-growing collection on a large variety of subjects

And be sure to check out the links on our Just for Kids page