SproutFit: Adjustable baby clothing that grows with baby

SproutFit is offering a sustainable solution for mamas and papas when it comes to dressing their little ones. The Idaho-based label has thoughtfully designed a collection of adjustable baby clothes, made with growth spurts in mind. The eco-friendly range – which includes bodysuits, leggings and bandanas – grows with baby and is made in the USA. Instead of buying and replacing seven or more sizes in … Continue reading SproutFit: Adjustable baby clothing that grows with baby

Ecobirdy: Kids furniture collection made from recycled plastic toys

Recycled children’s plastic toys have found a new lease of life as colourful kids furniture thanks to Ecobirdy. The Antwerp-based brand Ecobirdy has created a collection which includes a lightweight chair, named Charlie, with rounded legs and edges, and an accompanying table named Luisa. In addition, a bird-shaped storage container with a removable beak is designed to raise awareness of the endangered Kiwi bird, while … Continue reading Ecobirdy: Kids furniture collection made from recycled plastic toys

One Cool Earth: Schools’ zero waste programme empowers kids to take action

Kids in schools across San Luis Obispo County, California are taking part in daily lunch-time waste sorting and care for on-site composting in an effort to encourage sustainable living. The students now make the zero waste lifestyle a part of their daily routine by providing recycle and compost bins for waste disposal at mealtimes, monitoring these stations with student Green Teams, and promoting positive waste management … Continue reading One Cool Earth: Schools’ zero waste programme empowers kids to take action

Kids Speak for Parks: A nine-year-old’s quest to protect and preserve national parks in the US

Kids Speak for Parks is a nonprofit committed to advocating for the preservation of national monuments currently threatened by the Trump administration in the United States. The nonprofit was created by nine-year-old Robbie Bond to take a stand to protect and preserve the national parks that make up the US. Robbie Bond, a nature lover, said: “When the Trump administration issued an executive order threatening to harm … Continue reading Kids Speak for Parks: A nine-year-old’s quest to protect and preserve national parks in the US

The Perfectly Wonky Carrot: Kids illustrated ebook highlights food waste

The Perfectly Wonky Carrot is a children’s book about food waste, starring a carrot named Tap Carrotsworth. The story follows the story of Tap Carrotsworth, a laidback carrot, whose arrival is not well received at the fruit and veg aisle. Tap gets rejected by his fellow fruit and veg for not looking perfect, but it doesn’t bother him in the slightest. He goes on to … Continue reading The Perfectly Wonky Carrot: Kids illustrated ebook highlights food waste

Bubble & Squeak: Kids-run social enterprise tackling food waste in West London

A collective of children from West London are fighting food waste by selling surplus food in the school playground and to the local community. Known as Bubble & Squeak, the food waste initiative is led by 400 children aged between 5 and 12-years-old from Old Oak Primary School & Old Oak Community Centre in East Acton. With a focus on healthy eating, Bubble & Squeak aims … Continue reading Bubble & Squeak: Kids-run social enterprise tackling food waste in West London

Winter Solstice: Fun facts for Kids

Winter Solstice or Yule takes place on 21 December. It marks the shortest day of the year and the official beginning of winter. Representing rebirth and renewal, many of the traditions now associated with and as being part of Christmas – including Yule logs, mistletoe and Christmas trees – have their roots in winter solstice celebrations. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief @rosamedea Continue reading Winter Solstice: Fun facts for Kids

Forest Kindergartens: Preschooling in the heart of the forest

Mother Nature is at the heart of learning for preschoolers at forest kindergartens around the world. The curriculum at these preschools or nurseries, where class is held in the middle of the forest, consists of discovering nature, building confidence, experimenting safely with tools such as knives and building fires. Forest kindergartens are where the classroom is held in the middle of the forest, and the curriculum … Continue reading Forest Kindergartens: Preschooling in the heart of the forest

Environment learning centre helps school children get up close with sustainability

Primary school children at a school in Amsterdam’s Noord district are learning about gardening and sustainability within a net-zero energy building surrounded by an abundant garden. The Nature & Environment Learning Centre (NME), designed by architecture studio Bureau SLA, works both as a classroom and as an educational tool itself – the building’s sustainability can be seen and felt by all who come in contact with … Continue reading Environment learning centre helps school children get up close with sustainability

Shine: Youth musical weaves together climate science and artistic expression

Shine is a musical performance for youth community engagement that “weaves together climate science and artistic expression into a funny and powerful story”. The musical begins with the Earth moving through generations, while humanity develops and begins to depend heavily on fossil fuels. Spanning over 300 years of geological time, Shine conveys how humanity, energy and climate are interrelated. You can watch the full production below. … Continue reading Shine: Youth musical weaves together climate science and artistic expression