Environmental Projects for Kids that They Will Actually Enjoy Doing!

When my children were young, summer vacations were filled with educational opportunities. We took field trips to the zoo, got educational books out of the library, and found other ways to prevent summer brain drain. I researched environmental¬†projects for kids that would get them excited about learning. Quite a bit of time was spent supplementing my children's education. I chose lessons that focused on topics that I felt were important. Art, music, the environment, and science are losing focus in our elementary schools and those are all … [Read more...]

Adelphi University Leads by Example to Ensure a Green Future!

This post has been sponsored by Tapinfluence and Adelphi University but all opinions expressed here are my own. When my children were younger, I was in charge of the Environmental Committee at their elementary school. What did that mean for me? It meant that every week I took a gigantic rolling cart from room to room collecting the paper waste that the classroom had generated that week. It meant that on Earth Day I handed out a 'green' reminder to them of the importance of caring for our planet. And it meant that I took an entire school's … [Read more...]

Inspiring Teachers and the TEACH Documentary

This post about inspiring teachers and the TEACH documentary information has been sponsored by Linquia but all opinions expressed are my own. When my son was little he was one of those "What happens if I do THIS?" kindof kids. He was a bit of a loner, preferring to be by himself daydreaming and poking at things with sticks rather than playing in a large group of kids. He preferred crafts and games that allowed for freedom of thought rather than following strict rules or coloring within the lines. Little did I know at the time that these are … [Read more...]