As parents it is our responsibility to teach our children how to be green and eco friendly. Just like anything else we teach our children, teaching them how to be environmentally friendly is just as important. But how does a parent teach their children how to be green? There are lots of resources available to parents to help educate our children to be environmentally conscious. From eco books to dvds.
Here are just a few great eco books and green living DVD to teach kids how to be green.
Think Green!– A new book that teachs kids how to be eco friendly. Think Green! is winner of a Creative Child Magazine 2009 Preferred Choice Award. Its not wonder the eco book has won an award, as it is a creative way to teach green living to kids. Think Green! is printed using soy based inks on recycled fiber/post consumer waste paper and processed chlorine free. Printed and published in the U.S.A.
George Saves the World by Lunchtime– Another great book used to teach children recycling and more. The book is designed to teach children that simple steps can help save the environment, that is written in a way that children can relate too. This eco book is written for kids ages 4-8.
With advice from his grandpa, George sets on to look for ways he can help save the earth. He discovers recycling and many other ways he can be greener.
Being Green DVD– Sesame Street presents Elmo goes green to Save The Earth! Elmo and friends send the message children can relate too that teach simple ways for everyone to help the environment.
This green DVD is best fit for younger children who are still interested in cartoons.
50 Simple Things Kids Can Do To Save The Earth– Written for ages 9-12, this eco book is a practical and upbeat guide to saving resources and protecting the en vironment. This valuable and entertaining book shows children how specific elements of their environment–like a light switch or a toilet–are connected to the rest of the world. Clear, practical tips show kids how they can conserve energy, recycle waste, and take on important environmental projects.