Tuesday, September 23, 2014

31 Ways to Change the World by WAWWD Community Interest Company


When children begin learning about the environment or conservation, they may start looking for new ways to contribute to making the world a better place.  This book combines lessons in activism and global awareness in a personal and meaningful way.  From recycling used materials to spreading positivity, these 31 examples could easily spark a hundred new ideas for eco-friendly kids.  Below are several similar books, apps, toys and online resources to encourage further exploration.

Readlikes:


You're Aboard Spaceship Earth by Patricia Lauber

Organic Crafts: 75 Earth-Friendly Art Activities by Kimberly Monaghan

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

Apps:


Project Noah- A social conservation app that lets you track wildlife by submitting sightings, photos and even ask for help with identification

Sprout It - a gardening app to help you keep track of what's growing, and when to harvest

Toys:


Watch a Bug by Insect Lore- Encourage observation skills along and a love of nature with this wearable catch-and-release bug viewing bracelet

Online:



Mass Audubon Eco Kids program

Mass Parks Education Programs

Boston Children’s Museum Green Trail exhibit

Ecotarium Walking Trails








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