Instead of just a fad, going green is truly becoming a family affair. When learning how small changes can make big differences, why not get the little ones involved as well?
For the Birds
Every kid loves a penguin, especially since the heartwarming film, March of the Penguins. Real life in the Antarctic, however, is a lot more challenging given the expanding impact of climate change. Why not engage your kid’s love for the animal and do something good for the planet by adopting one in your child’s name? Check out changingthepresent.org.
Paint it Green
If your kids gets more paint on themselves than the canvas, it oughta be green. To protect your little ones from harmful toxins, try the natural vegetable paints and beeswax crayons from Zia & Tia. Who knows? Maybe great heart will lead to great art.
A Spoonful of Sugar
Learning can be really fun when it’s in the guise of a video game. Keep them interested and teach them how to save the earth with this innovative video game fromMonkeybyte.
Is a Light Bulb Going On?
By now you’d need to have your head in the sand not to know that changing your light bulbs to compact fluorescents will use less energy and reduce greenhouse gases. But have you done anything about it? Why not get the kids involved and have them help with the changeover. It’s a great opportunity to teach them about being less wasteful in general. After all, an empty room with the lights on shows only that no one is home.