Though Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22nd, there are many ways we can celebrate Earth Day every day. Our family has a few family-friendly Earth Day ideas. It's important to get the whole family involved. Whether it's tree planting, planting a garden, attending local Earth Day events, or cleaning up waterways or doing some road-side clean up, all of these can be … [Read more...]
Family-Friendly Earth Day Ideas
Teaching children to be good stewards to the Earth is important because this is the only Earth we have. It teaches us to respect and value what our planet offers. This is why each year, our family tries to come up with new family-friendly Earth Day ideas. Though every day is Earth Day, and we make treading lighter on the planet part of our lifestyle, on April 22nd, many … [Read more...]
Earth Day Fun for Kids #KinderMom #KinderSmiles
Little One learned from a very early age that as citizens of the Earth, it is our duty to take care of our planet by treading as lightly as possible. We compost, practice reduce-reuse-recycle, use cloth napkins and reusable shopping bags. We also pack litterless lunches. We heat the house in the Spring with passive solar energy from our green house and when the weather is … [Read more...]
FUNKINS: We all have a part to play on Earth Day & EVERY Day #LetsBeLitterFree
We all have our part to play in taking care of our planet. When it comes to Mother Earth, my six year old knows the importance of treading lightly -- on Earth Day and EVERY day. April is Earth Month, and it's a good time to remind families how they can cut down on paper waste and be more environmentally friendly. If there's one thing I've learned about my six year old kid … [Read more...]
5 Items that Help Make EVERY Day Earth Day
Happy Earth Day, everyone! My five year old has been coming home from school every day chirping away about Earth Day and how we need to take care of Mother Earth. I'm thrilled to see her excitement, but wanted to hammer home that Earth Day is every day and not just one day of the year. Little One: Mommy, it's Earth Day! We need to bring lunch that has no garbage. Me: … [Read more...]
What is Earth Day About?
Image source here via Google ImagesLittle One is really excited that today is Earth Day! At four years of age, she is looking forward to all the fun activities her Junior Kindergarten class will be doing today. "Mommy, I want to wear blue and green for Earth Day today."That sounded reasonable (and really cute). However, I wanted to know if she knew what exactly the … [Read more...]
Earth Day for Kids ~ @myfunkins Helps with #LitterlessLunches!
Little One watering her seedlings in our greenhouse - Food from the garden to the tableEarth Day for Kids and some little things we can do at home to teach our kids about taking care of our planet.As Earth Day approaches, I have been thinking of ways to get my four year old more aware of the impact mankind has on our planet. At home, we compost, practice the 3 Rs (reduce, … [Read more...]
Earth Day with Kids #FisherPriceMoms
It is very important for me to teach Little One about the environment and the world she lives in. At only 3 years of age, she already knows that life is fragile and we need to take care of our planet. From the garden to our table Enjoying hours outside in the fresh air - as all kids should! Recognizing where our food comes fromLittle One recently learned that plants are very … [Read more...]