Skip Nav
Parenting
WARNING: This Is What Happens When You Visit a Newborn Without a Mother's Permission
Parenting Humor
The 11 Backhanded Compliments That All Moms Are Seriously Sick of Hearing
Kid Shopping
Parents Are Bidding Crazy Amounts on eBay For This Doll That Helps Kids Sleep

Earth Day Programs for Kids

Are Your Kids More Eco-Conscious Than You?

While I fashion myself an eco-conscious parent, I know there is more I could be doing. Though we recycle, try to buy locally-grown fruits and vegetables and have made the switch to more environmentally-friendly household cleaners, we do still do things like use disposable diapers and paper napkins in our home.

So it excited me when my son turned to me out of the blue yesterday and told me that he promises to turn off the water when he is brushing his teeth. We had never talked about water conservation – I thought the subject was over the head of a preschooler – but after watching the Earth Day episode of Super Why, he became my resident expert on the key role water plays on Earth. Both PBS Kids and Nickelodeon are stacking their lineups with environmentally themed episodes in honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with many tots' favorite characters getting in on the act.

Have your kids surprised you with any earth-friendly behaviors?

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 6 years
She hasn't come up with her own, but she always reminds me of the ones I've taught her.
Natural Oven Cleaner
DIY Cleaning Products
How to Clean Your Front-Loading Washing Machine
Legends of the Hidden Temple Movie Trailer
Double Dare at Comic-Con 2016
Homemade Drain Cleaner
Best '90s Nickelodeon Shows

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Moms
X