Earth Day is a day to have fun our planet, its assets and nature. We use at the present time to show and be taught extra about methods we will preserve our planet secure, glad and resource-full. It’s additionally a terrific alternative for your loved ones to take part in “inexperienced” acts like planting contemporary new bushes and flowers. Earth Day reinforces the significance of values comparable to respect, sharing, kindness, and manners – all features of excellent citizenship which are core to our Life Necessities® curriculum.
It’s by no means too early to begin educating your youngster the significance of holding our planet clear and studying how one can scale back, reuse and recycle. With somewhat steerage and encouragement, youngsters can get inventive and assist have fun our stunning world this Earth Day!
Listed below are methods you’ll be able to foster your kids’s eco-education at residence!
- Discover methods to re-purpose stuff you already personal earlier than you buy new objects.
- Ask your youngster that can assist you collect gently used objects and donate them to charity organizations.
- Flip packaging objects like cartons or plastic sleeves into new artwork tasks – as an alternative of sending them to a landfill.
- Sew an previous pillowcase into a brand new tote bag; use it to switch plastic baggage if you store.
- Take a nature stroll collectively and talk about what you see alongside the best way – like the looks of ponds or streams or the presence of litter.
- Stroll – as an alternative of driving – to the neighborhood playground.
- Re-use paper towel rolls lower into sections as seed beginning pots – plant the whole factor when plant is established.
- Begin a backyard! Plant flowers and greens that your loved ones can get pleasure from all summer season lengthy.
- Arrange a recycling station in your house.
- Learn books with an eco-friendly theme together with your kids.
Check out our recommended literature!
A Tree Is Good, by Janice Could Udry
Earth Day: Conserving Our Planet Clear, by Elaine Landau
Recycled!, by Jillian Powell
S Is for Save the Planet, by Brad Herzog
Uno’s Backyard, by Graeme Base
How will you have fun Earth Day? Share your plans on Kiddie Academy’s Fb Web page and embody #earthdayka18.
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Thanks for studying alongside, as we work collectively in elevating the subsequent technology of superb youngsters!