Whenever I can, I connect a book to an experience for kids. And "The Lorax" just has that natural connection that leads to learning about ecology. It's a wonderful read-aloud for young kids who will appreciate why we need to 'tread lightly' and take care of the world around us. And for teens, it conveys a great message about how the consequences of our behaviors can affect others, and the impact one person can make on the world.
Here's a few ideas for linking the new movie "The Lorax" to ecology for kids: Fun with the Lorax & Ecology.