Monday, April 23, 2012

Happy Earth Day to you

Here you will find ideas for recycled craft, a book review or two, earth friendly outdoor kid's activity ideas, suggestions to help protect, promote and restore wilderness...

A fun book review from aunt annie's childcare about a crocodile and an Earth Day theme of water and sun.
Aunt annie has included lots of extra activities for children that relate to the environment such as talking "about clouds and rain. Look at the sky each day and discuss the clouds you can see. Try to identify which ones have rain in them."

Cute recycled craft for kids and parents at Craft Chronicles

"For children to gain an appreciation and love of the natural environment they need to be given frequent and ample opportunities to engage with nature in a multitude of ways." This great sdvice, a lovely book about the environment and many ideas for engaging children with the outdoors at Flights of Whimsy.

WildEndurance walk:  sponsor Tricia Hogbin and help protect our wilderness.
Tricia from Little eco footprints is taking part in the 2012 WildEndurance event and will be completing a 100km trek through the Blue Mountains to raise funds for The Wilderness Society.The Wilderness Society is a national environmental advocacy organisation whose purpose is to protect, promote and restore wilderness and natural processes across Australia for the survival and ongoing evolution of life on Earth.

Book review of Easy to Be Green: Simple Activities You Can Do to Save the Earth by Ellie O'Ryan and illustrated by Ivanke & Lola at Today at Play.

Create a scarecrow for your garden at 52 days to explore.

Lapping up the Sunshine with beautiful outdoor photos at Bowerbird Blue.

Outdoor, earth friendly, kids adventures edition of it's Weekly Kid's Co-Op Time!


  1. So many wonderful things to explore....thanks for compiling such inspiration (and including us!)Off to have a read x

  2. You are welcome Jode - lots of great ideas from wonderful people.