September is Wilderness Month. To celebrate, your kids can make a stick maze. Gather different sizes of sticks from a hike, a park or your own backyard. Draw your maze on paper then create it with the sticks. More ideas at WILDERNESS KIDS.
Sep 14, 2022 | Crafts for Kids, Earth Day, Family Activities, Family Reunion Ideas
September is Wilderness Month. To celebrate, your kids can make a twig boat from items found on a wilderness hike or in your own backyard. More ideas at WILDERNESS KIDS
Earth Day Bookmarks
Apr 22, 2022 | Crafts for Kids, Earth Day, Seasons & Holidays
Earth Day Bookmarks to Color
Go Green Cleaning
Apr 20, 2022 | Earth Day, Healthy Living, Helpful Ideas, Seasons & Holidays
Earth Day is April 22 so Go Green with natural products to clean. General purpose cleanser: Mix 1 teaspoon borax with 1 quart warm water; add vinegar.Carpet freshener: Sprinkle carpet with baking soda and let sit 15 minutes; vacuum.Grubby corners: Mix...
Dear Children of the Earth by Schim Schimmel
Apr 18, 2022 | Books, Earth Day, Learning Activities, Seasons & Holidays, Writing Activities
A remarkable letter from Mother Earth asking for help from children everywhere and entrusting them with her protection. The illustrations are exquisite. After reading the book have your child write their own letter to Mother Earth telling what they can do to protect...
Meet the Green Family
Sep 1, 2021 | Earth Day, Healthy Living, Helpful Ideas, Seasons & Holidays
This is a great site that kids can go to with their families to learn about "being green". There's fun games, short videos, free downloads and lots of activities to do as a family. Everything on the site teaches you how you can keep our planet green. The Greens
Reading, Writing, Recycling
Aug 6, 2021 | Crafts for Kids, Earth Day, Learning Activities, Reading Activities, Seasons & Holidays, Writing Activities
This is a great rainy day activity or when it's too hot to play outside. Gather old magazines and newspapers, let your kids use them to create stories or books. You’ll need magazines, newspapers scissors, glue, blank paper and a pencil. They can cut out pictures and...
Paper Sack Journal
Aug 2, 2021 | Crafts for Kids, Earth Day, Learning Activities, Reading Activities, Seasons & Holidays
This is a unique and fun way for your grandchildren to keep up on their writing skills while camping or traveling. They can keep postcards, brochures or other items in the paper sack and write or draw about their adventures.You'll need: lunch size paper sacks, staples...
Jul 5, 2021 | Crafts for Kids, Earth Day, Mother's Day
These beads are easy and fun to make. You use paper you would normally throw away or recycle. This activity reinforces measuring and patterning skills. You'll need: A variety of paper (magazines, comics, wrapping paper, etc.) Scissors Glue Pencil Yarn Directions: 1....
Baggie Writing Activity
Jun 7, 2021 | Blogroll, Earth Day, Family Activities, Grandma Camp Ideas, Learning Activities, Seasons & Holidays, Writing Activities
This is a fun activity to do when you're camping or on vacation. You can gather items from a walk or a hike. Materials: Sandwich bag, a piece of paper the size of the sandwich bag, a variety of items you might normally throw away or recycle (magazines, colored paper...