Spending time around trees is calming, centering, and is being proven in scientific studies to improve our health. Don’t have a yard? Don’t have a local park volunteer tree planting event? No worries… there are many ways you can still plant a tree this weekend.
In 1969, activist John McConnell proposed that there should be a day set aside to promote peace and the preservation of our Earth. This proposal was adopted some months later and supported by the United Nations. A month later, U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson proposed a U.S. focused Earth Day to be celebrated each year on April…
John Muir is the man whose birthday we celebrate as Earth Day. He is also the great-great-great grandfather of my two young sons.
7 Reasons why bikes are awesome.
Today’s Earth Day kids activity involves looking at water as a precious resource.
Today’s Earth Day kids family activity features Worms! Learn about worm composting and why worms are important in the garden.
Today’s Earth Day kids activity theme: Saving seeds. Read a great book about seeds as treasure, learn about the global seed vault, and try saving seeds yourself.
Today’s Earth Day kids activity theme is: The Amazing Seed. Plant seeds and read about the amazing inner life of a seed.
My son looks forward to Earth Day for a lot of reasons, but today’s activity tops the list: discovering what happens to our trash, and getting outside to clean up our neighborhood.
Earth Day activities for kids. Today’s theme: Nature can transform.