Earth Day

Earth Day is today and your child may be wondering what they can do to help the earth! Melanie Walsh suggests easy ways kids can help in  “10 Things I Can Do to Help My World”. Almost any child can use both sides of the paper when they are drawing or remember to throw away their trash! And who doesn’t like making a toy out of old boxes?

A fun craft that incorporates many of the tips in “10 Things I Can Do to Help My World” is tin can herb pots (from the excellent site, www.kaboose.com). Children learn about recycling, making something new out of something old, and growing, all at the same time!

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