Tag Archives: kids and the environment

9 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Environmental Issues

This post was originally published March 2, 2017. Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. Small actions can have a big impact. While … Continue reading

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13 Books to Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day with these favorites from Free Spirit! Jayden’s Impossible Garden “A fantastic pick for Earth Day and beyond.”—Booklist, Starred Review Amidst all the buildings, people, and traffic in his neighborhood, Jayden sees nature everywhere: the squirrels scrounging, the … Continue reading

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Cultivating Imagination and Creativity During the Pandemic

By Bernardo Marçolla, author of All You Can Imagine Many of us tend to conceive of imagination as a purely childlike attribute, with a basis  more in fantasy than in reality—and that it is of little use in the face … Continue reading

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Letters to the Universe

As the coronavirus pandemic crosses the globe, we are learning that while we may be far apart, we are also deeply connected. In this post, we’d like to invite you and your students and families to write letters to our … Continue reading

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Free Resources for Earth Day

We are all part of something much bigger. As our daily routines are disrupted and millions of people are adjusting to social distancing, we are learning just how interconnected we are. It’s more important than ever to take time to … Continue reading

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