Teaching Children About Earth Day

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by on April 21, 2009

Looking for ways to teach your kids about Earth day? I’m looking forward to taking my son to Disney’s Earth, which chronicals the lives of three animal families: Polar Bears, Whales, and Elephants. This looks amazing and such a great educational movie!

Here’s a few more educational activities and resources:

Check out Sesame Street: Being Green


Taking kids to the zoo, Botanical Garden, and other local museums that highlight the Earth’s natural resources are great learning experiences, too. If you have a Bank of America card, you can get FREE admission to over 70 museums the first weekend of the month. To find a museum near you, check Here.

In Arizona, the Arizona Children’s Museum is FREE the first Friday of the month for Target Free Friday Nights. And if you have a library card, you can get FREE Admission to the Phoenix zoo or many other museums. More info Here.

Books:
It’s Earth Day! (Little Critter)

The Three R’s: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle (What Do You Know About? Books)

Where Does the Garbage Go?: Revised Edition (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

Earth Day: An Alphabet Book

It is the simple things, too, that help teach our children about the importance of saving- turning off lights, setting up recycling bins, or planting new gardens. How do you teach your children about Earth Day? I’d love to hear your ideas!

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  • MobiMom

    Here’s another cool book to teach kids about ocean health: “All the Way to the Ocean”. You can get it in download version w/ a 1/2 off coupon at http://www.mobistories.com. Enter coupon code ED2009 at checkout through tomorrow in celebration of Earth Day! Thanks for the great post…let’s all work together to teach our kids!!

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