Looking for more? See our earlier post opens in a new tab on two easy ways to make every day Earth Day with your kids.
Get Scrappy with Your Recycle Bin
Whole Kids Foundation® opens in a new tab partners with ScrapKins opens in a new tab creator Brian Yanish, art educator and former member of Jim Henson’s creative team, to bring your kids a hands-on eco art craft every month. Check out opens in a new tab our current and past projects on Pinterest opens in a new tab.
Each project starts at the recycle bin! (Remember the “DIY Seed Starters opens in a new tab” from March?) These kitchen-table crafts are easy to follow and feature step-by-step illustrated instructions.
You’ll be amazed at how receptive kids are to new conversations about healthy choices when the right and left sides of their brains are engaged – the perfect time to ask some “Think About It” questions. Every ScrapKins project includes sample questions to help start a conversation about healthy choices, like: “What foods do you eat that have packaging you can recycle?”
Build a recycling truck opens in a new tab with this special Earth Month-inspired project and witness the power of creative learning!
Be Awesome with Awesome Eats!
Have you downloaded Whole Kids Foundation’s opens in a new tab app for iPhone/iPad yet? Awesome Eats opens in a new tab is a FREE game that will have your kids sorting and stacking all kinds of fruits and veggies. Some parents have told us that after playing kids requested veggies to eat that they usually avoid!This month we’re releasing new game sections all about recycling to help kids sort, stack and bin items that are recyclable, compostable and trash. Parents may even learn some things they thought were garbage are actually recyclable! Get the free app now opens in a new tab.
Looking for more Awesome Eats? Check out this coloring sheet opens in a new tab.
How does your child celebrate Earth Month?