Simple Ways to Protect the Earth


Kids picking up trashWhat's not to love about spring? The sun brightens our days a little bit longer. Kids get to explore outside a little longer, too. As we appreciate the beauty that the natural world offers us, it's only fair that we return the favor. How? Encourage your child to respect our planet and to accept her role in protecting it.


Grow Green Thumbs

Grow Green Thumbs

Help kids understand where food comes from and reveal the miracle of life through seeds. Reap the benefits of teaching your kids to garden.

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Teach your kids to appreciate their stuff and end the mindless consumerism. Encourage them to give trash a second change by making crafts out of recyclables.

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Connect with Nature

From clouds to crickets, there's a lot to explore in the nature that surrounds us. Help your child learn to love nature.

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