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Going Green: Books & Websites to Inspire Kids

 

Some of the newest lessons for this generation include learning about the environment, ecology and how our behaviors impact the world around us. 

Earth Day is a yearly celebration that reminds us to revisit how we treat the Earth.  These are important lessons for our children to learn as many of our resources are finite. 

Helping to preserve the water, open lands and wildlife will mean that our grandkids and great-grandkids will still have the opportunity to roll down a hill, swim in the ocean and breathe fresh air!

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Marvelous Books for Mother’s Day

 

Today on our Discover & Explore linky, we’re celebrating all things Mom. 

Mother’s Day is a time when kids express how much they appreciate all the things Moms do for them all year round.  Homemade cards, hand-picked flowers and maybe even breakfast in bed top the list of kind gestures.

Last year I enjoyed some delicious blueberry pancakes — and the kids even cleaned up the kitchen after the mess, I mean breakfast 🙂

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18 Paper Airplanes, Plane Crafts & Books about Flying

 

 

“I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Kohl’s. I received a promotional item to facilitate my review.

 

This week, I’ve been working with Kohl’s on their #DestinationSummer project because summer is just an awesome time to get out and do fun things with the kids!

We have one more special summer item to share and it’s about one of my favorite places on Earth — the second Disney Planes movie is coming out this summer!

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Ecology for Kids: Learning about Biomes

Wow has summer just flown by or what?!  The kids only have a few more weeks before they start classes here (they are NOT ready to go back) and this is the last topic in our Summer Science series.

If you’ve missed the previous science projects and booklists, please check out the links at the bottom of the post — Trisha (Inspiration Laboratories) and I have had such a fun time pulling together hands-ons science and many of the activities can be used year round!

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Books about Trains, Boats, Planes and Things that Go

Today our Discover & Explore topic is Things that Go!  This is always a favorite topic for young kids — cars, planes, boats, trains — anything they can ride, drive or fly.  It’s always fun to take kids on a new adventure whether it’s their first train ride, flight on a plane or boat tour.  …

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10 Books that Keep Kids Active

I know what you’re thinking — reading is a stationary activity.  Fortunately, that’s not always the case. 

There are a number of terrific kids books that encourage the reader to get up and move with the story!  These 10 reads are a great way to get the kids moving and introduce them to ways they can strengthen their muscles, balance and large motor skills. 

And once their done ‘reading’, they will surely settle in for some much needed rest 😉

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