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Primary School Activities

Students are rolling up their sleeves to stop litter in its tracks, creating Go Wild project for nature, and more. Check out the activities and resources available to support your students in helping nature thrive.

Take Action in Your Classroom or Schoolyard

Canadian youth and educators are building a future where wildlife and people thrive. Students are taking hands-on action to help protect and steward nature. Learn how you can engage your students and contribute to nationwide impact when you track and share your accomplishments.

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Our Planet Series

Our Planet is a Netflix documentary series and a groundbreaking four-year collaboration between Netflix, Silverback films and WWF. From oceans to freshwater systems, frozen worlds to forests, the series explores the rich natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles that still remain, and reveals the key issues that urgently threaten their existence.

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Primary School Activities

Our Planet Series

Our Planet Series

Our Planet is a Netflix documentary series and a groundbreaking four-year collaboration between Netflix, Silverback films and WWF. From oceans to freshwater systems, frozen worlds to forests, the series explores the rich natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles that still remain, and reveals the key issues that urgently threaten their existence.

Fundraise for Wildlife

Fundraise for Wildlife

Plan a Classroom Fundraiser in the next school year! From bake sales to garage sales, students, with the support of educators and parents, created awareness around our most pressing conservation issues and raising funds to help WWF-Canada’s work to protect wildlife and the places they call home. Support wildlife by organizing your own classroom fundraiser this school year.

Go Wild School Grants

Go Wild School Grants

More than 300 primary and secondary schools have brought their ideas that help nature thrive to life through Go Wild School Grants. WWF Canada accepts proposals each fall for up to $500.

Nature Sketch by the Robert Bateman Foundation

Nature Sketch by the Robert Bateman Foundation

Inspire student observation and appreciation of the natural world using a pencil and sketchbook! Use art as a learning tool by encouraging your students to notice and record nature through this interactive activity.

Polar Bear Walk

Polar Bear Walk

Join teachers and students from across Canada on February 27th, International Polar Bear Day, for a symbolic school walk to support Arctic wildlife. Small groups, a classroom or the entire school can get involved while learning about the effects of climate change on wildlife and the importance of taking action.

National Sweater Day

National Sweater Day

Since 2010, National Sweater Day has engaged over one million Canadians from coast to coast. Turn down the heat at your school, put on your wooliest sweaters and learn about how your actions can help raise awareness about climate change.

Earth Hour

Earth Hour

What began as a symbolic lights-out event in Sydney in 2007, WWF’s Earth Hour has grown to become the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment. Earth Hour 2021 is March 27 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Schoolyard Cleanup

Schoolyard Cleanup

Did you know 80% of plastic in the ocean originates on land? We’re calling on students, educators and schools to help protect fish, turtles, birds and other wildlife that depend on aquatic ecosystems by stopping litter in its tracks. Be part of the solution by joining in our national Schoolyard Cleanup.

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