This month’s Kid Lit column is all about books that teach children the importance of taking care of the environment and learning how their actions directly impact the planet. These are books that teach kids the basics about the 3 Rs – reduce, reuse and recycle.
Join Mickey and friends in living greener! This book explains how to create a more sustainable lifestyle in a simple, understandable way by exploring how to reduce, reuse and recycle – and discussing our ecological footprint. It includes interesting facts and great tips and even features fun activities for families to try at home.
The craft activities show children how to be artistic using items found in nature or by reusing items, to reduce the impact on the planet. For example, instead of going to the store to buy paint, you can make your own watercolors by boiling plants, vegetable skins and nuts in water to release their natural dyes.Continue reading ⇒