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The Importance of Getting Your Kids Involved in Local Green Activities

December 14, 2010 by  
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Getting the community involved with the preservation of their local area is important, but kids are sometimes overlooked as being part of the community. In fact, incorporating children in local green activities is essential to the cause – you are passing on the values and actions that can make a difference. You are showing your […]

How to Keep Your Kids Away from Toxic Art Supplies

December 1, 2010 by  
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Because manufacturers of art supplies are not required to list ingredients on their products, it’s hard for the consumer to know what is toxic and what isn’t. The “non-toxic” label can’t necessarily be trusted. For example, certain brands of crayons labeled “non-toxic” were found to contain asbestos in 2000 (asbestos was part of the talc […]

Pets Keep Your Children Healthy

December 1, 2010 by  
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When your kids are begging for a dog, cat, hamster, goldfish, or to keep whatever followed them home, think before you automatically say no. Pets can actually help keep children healthy. Here are some ways how and reasons why pets can be good for your kids. Physical Health These days, there is a lot of […]

Eco Friendly Halloween Tips

October 15, 2010 by  
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Halloween is a wonderful time of the year for both children and adults, but with all those decorations, the costumes, candy and more, it can also mean a lot of waste. Luckily for us it is possible to make Halloween just a bit more green if you take these eco friendly tips into consideration and […]

Hanna Andersson Save the Sea Tee

August 25, 2010 by  
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Fashion with an eco message! The popular children’s clothing company Hanna Andersson is selling adorable Save the Sea t-shirts and donating to the National Wildlife Federation to support their amazing work on the wildlife crisis in the Gulf of Mexico. Check out the tee below:

Easy Ideas to “Green” a School

August 21, 2010 by  
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The green movement goes beyond our homes. It has entered the realm of education, and administrators and school officials are looking for ways to go green in their schools. Here are some strategies for greening a school. 1. Start a program at your school. This will accomplish the first step, which is raising awareness. Check […]

Wall-E!

October 27, 2008 by  
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I mentioned not long ago how I took my kids to see the Disney movie Wall-E. Not only did my kids love it, I loved it, and my mother loved. It was just a great feel good movie for everyone and I swear I almost cried a couple times…no it wasn’t sad…just really, really sweet. […]

10 Green Birthday Tips

April 1, 2008 by  
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Birthday parties nowadays are often lavish and extravagant, even when they are for children. The birthday boy or girl might end up with many toys that perhaps they don’t need. The guests leave with party favors and goodie bags that will be forgotten when the party fun is over. The waste volume generated might be […]

Soy Rock Crayons

March 9, 2008 by  
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This is an awesome new product for kids. Crayons made from sustainable soy and shaped like cute little rocks. They almost look like jelly beans. Crayon Rocks are easy to hold, encourage the use of tripod grip and develop fine motor skills. They are not awkward for special education children, particularly those with sensory processing […]