Educational Resources

Introducing WWF's Wild Classroom

Connecting educators and guardians with the tools and resources they need to help kids explore and understand the world around them. Together we can inspire the next generation to build a future where people and nature thrive! 

Spotlight: Explore Our Ready-to-Go Model Lessons

Looking for a ready-to-go robust lesson plan on a particular topic? We’ve pulled together various Wild Classroom resources from our Curriculum Library to create a collection of prepackaged, multi-step lesson plans spanning topics in wildlife, ecosystems and habitats, and human impacts on the environment.

Lesson Library

Choose from a variety of toolkits featuring information guides and activities about some of WWF’s priority species and conservation goals. These subject-integrated lessons are perfect for school, home, or any learning environment and will leave kids with an understanding of how their actions help shape the future of nature.

  • Kung Fu Panda 4 Toolkit

    In celebration of the new chapter of the beloved action-comedy franchise Kung Fu Panda 4, World Wildlife Fund and DreamWorks Animation have teamed up to raise awareness about the plight of the real wildlife depicted in the film.

    What’s in the Toolkit

  • Youth for the Planet: Taking Climate Action in Your Own Community

    Together with WeAreTeachers, we created a climate action resource kit to educate youth on climate change and inspire them to take meaningful actions at home, school, and in their community. Use this kit with 7th-10th graders in any learning environment.

    What’s in the Toolkit

  • Teaching Tools about Monarchs

    Through the activities within the monarch butterfly toolkit, students will learn how everyday food choices can impact this incredible species, their habitat, and their legendary migration. These resources are geared towards students in grades 3-5.

    What’s in the Toolkit

    View the spanish toolkit

  • Be A Food Waste Warrior

    Discover our comprehensive K-12 lesson plans, activities, and classroom materials to teach students the environmental impact of school lunch. Transform your cafeteria into a classroom and protect the planet for future generations!

    What’s in the Toolkit

    View the spanish toolkit

Conservation in the Classroom

Bring conservation and science to life by giving children the opportunity to hear and interact with someone in the field. Through free 45-minute virtual events livestreamed on our website, children can hear WWF experts share stories of their experience working to protect species and habitats around the world.

New Video on the Wild Classroom YouTube channel

What’s buzzing with bees? In this episode of World Wildlife Fund’s new Wildlife Café series, Alexander Nicolas and WWF's Manager of Pollinator Conservation Clay Bolt talk about the remarkable world of bees, insects, and other pollinators. There are nearly 4,000 species of native bees in North America and despite threats like the loss of critical habitat and exposure to pesticides, many people around the world are working hard to ensure a future for these remarkable, irreplaceable insects! Hear more about what WWF is doing to protect pollinators, what’s brewing in the world of pollinator conservation, and how you can support bees.

For the latest educational videos and Q&A sessions with our experts, subscribe to WWF's new Wild Classroom YouTube channel or explore the Wildlife Café series playlist.

Other Educational Tools

Use these apps, games, videos, and more to reinforce with students the importance of conservation and how they can make a difference.

Going the Extra 'Wild' Mile

Annette Maier, a teacher at Jefferson Middle School in San Gabriel, California, uses WWF and Wild Classroom’s resources and opportunities to engage her students in the importance of biodiversity.

Read more about Ms. Maier's class

Ms. Maier's class'

Nell Herrmann and Nora Bradford, teachers at Blue Hill Consolidated School in Blue Hill, Maine, coordinated a Seaweed Week celebration to engage the school’s students in learning about the wide array of uses for the sustainable algae found right in their home region.

Read more about Seaweed Week at Blue Hill Consolidated School

Ms. Herrmann's class'

*Various image attributions: © WWF-Brazil/Adriano Gambarini| Trina Pate | Ola Jennersten/WWF-Sweden | Cat Holloway/WWF | Shutterstock / Irina Wilhauk

Recognized as the 2023 Silver Medal and Community Voice Anthem Award winner for the Sustainability, Environment & Climate Education or Literary Platform category and as one of 2024's Best Digital Learning Tools by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).