In the greenconscious world we live in today, parents realize the importance of teaching the lessons of green living, early on. With this book, parents can encourage their children to be ecologically friendly with fun lessons such as:
- The three Rs: reducing waste, reusing materials, and recycling
- Why we should keep the air, oceans, and forests pollutionfree
- Why organic food is tastier—and better—for you
- How to protect plants and animals
- Earth Day celebrations
Complete with tips for every day of the year—and activities for home, school, and during playtime—this book reveals how easy it is to be an ecofriendly family—and prepare for a better future together.
Sheri Amsel (Elizabethtown, NY) has published more than twenty books on nature and environmental topics. Her love of science and the outdoors led to degrees in botany, zoology, and a masters in anatomy and biomedical illustration. Her ongoing work includes advising schools on the development of educational nature trails; writing science programming; and performing habitat, science, and conservation workshops. Her environmental efforts include working with the Nature Conservancy on education and conservation projects; teaching nature observation and journaling for the Adirondack Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC), a science museum in Paul Smiths, NY; and conducting wildlife illustration workshops for the Wildlife Conservation Society.