Entries in Earth Day (5)

Friday
Apr202012

Earth Day Celebration - Tip # 5

What does it mean to be green?

This simple eco picture book helps children ages 4-8 and their parents start the conversation about how we can protect the earth's precious resources.

REMEMBER:

  • Respect and Responsibility begin at home!
  • Parents, YOU set the example. Your children are watching and imitating you...PLEASE, make conservation a daily habit. 

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Thursday
Apr192012

Earth Day Celebration - Tip #4

Check out the Environmental Protection Agency current website. It is packed with GREAT ideas for Earth Day activities - and all year long! Also you can download an "Endangered Species Coloring Book" on their website. The illustrations are beautiful. Click on the picture to access the direct link.

 
Don't miss this:
 
You can order a free bound copy of the "Endangered Species Coloring Book" by contacting: National Service Center for Environmental Publications

 

Phone Number: (800)490-9198 
Fax Number: (301)604-3408 

Title: Endangered Species: Save Our Species (Coloring Book)
EPA Order Number: EPA-735K08001

Monday
Apr162012

Earth Day Celebration - Tip #3

Implement a Reduce, Reuse, Recycle theme...ongoing, year round. Here are two worksheets which your child(ren) can trace the dotted letters with a marker or colored pencil. Click the right sidebar under "Free Downloads" for a full-sized version of this for your classroom or home.  

Thursday
Apr142011

Earth-Friendly Project: Herbs in a Can!

Whole Foods Market is celebrating "Earth Month"...not just Earth Day on April 22nd! Here is just one suggestion they make to introduce to your children: A compact herb garden planted in an aluminum can from your recycling bin. 

For details on how to get started, click on the picture for the direct link.

 

Gardening, recycling, healthy living...YES!

Saturday
Mar262011

Earth Hour 2011: It's time to go beyond the hour

At 8:30 PM on Saturday 26th March 2011, lights will switch off around the globe for Earth Hour and people will commit to actions that go beyond the hour.

With Earth Hour almost upon us, our prayers and thoughts are with the people of Japan during this incredibly challenging and sad time for their country.