Our Green Future: Activities for children to learn about sustainable living

Our Green Future is a week of daily activities for children to learn all about sustainability and eco-friendly living. Coinciding with half-term, the events take place at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh from 14-19 October. Children and parents can learn about wildlife conservation, renewable energy and recycling. Our Green Future Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief @rosamedea Continue reading Our Green Future: Activities for children to learn about sustainable living

Gardening With Children’s interactive classroom aims to plant the gardening seed in kids

Gardening With Children is an interactive classroom, allotment plot, and hobby garden with the aim to teach children about gardening and how to grow your own. A resource for schools and parents, Gardening with Children includes games for children from the ages of 5-9; fact sheets for teachers to use in classrooms; and gardening suggestions for parents to do with their children. Gardening is a … Continue reading Gardening With Children’s interactive classroom aims to plant the gardening seed in kids

Kids Against Plastic campaigning to reduce use of the BIG 4 plastic polluters

Kids Against Plastic are aiming to educate people of the UK on the negative effects of single-use plastic on the environment. The campaigning group was set up by sisters Amy and Ella Meek two years, who alongside their parents, decided that they couldn’t sit back and do nothing about the amount of single-use plastic pollution they were seeing going to landfill, onto streets, flowing into rivers, and reaching the far reaches of the world’s … Continue reading Kids Against Plastic campaigning to reduce use of the BIG 4 plastic polluters

Rivers of the World exhibition explores what rivers mean to young people around the world

Rivers as seen through the eyes of young people is the subject of an exhibition which explores and expresses what rivers mean to communities around the world. Rivers of the World, which runs at the Oxo Tower Gallery from today (Wednesday 29 August) until 9 September, showcases artwork from young people from Barking & Dagenham, Exeter, Worcestershire, Kenya, Malawi, Palestine, Bromley & Bexley, Hull, Reading, Nepal, Nigeria … Continue reading Rivers of the World exhibition explores what rivers mean to young people around the world

Playing Out: Making streets a place for children to play again

“Playing out” is something that children of the past and present have likely enjoyed and children of the future are likely to enjoy, but fact of the matter is, playing outside on the streets or in the local park is far less common these days than ever before. The need for children to have free play close to their homes remains just as strong today as it did … Continue reading Playing Out: Making streets a place for children to play again

6 Eco-Friendly Parenting tips to raise an Eco Baby — ecogreenlove

Babies and sponges have one thing in common. Do you know what that is? The fact that they both absorb everything! So how about transforming your current way of things into an eco-friendly lifestyle? You can start right here with these 6 easy eco-friendly parenting tips to raise an eco baby. via 6 Eco-Friendly Parenting tips to raise an Eco Baby — ecogreenlove Continue reading 6 Eco-Friendly Parenting tips to raise an Eco Baby — ecogreenlove

How to guide the generation of today to ensure a sustainable environment? — ecogreenlove

The younger generation needs to be taught about the benefits of environmental conservation and the hazardous effects of environmental damage. If they understand the importance of these facts, then they will themselves work towards ensuring the former and reducing the latter. via How to guide the generation of today to ensure a sustainable environment? — ecogreenlove Continue reading How to guide the generation of today to ensure a sustainable environment? — ecogreenlove

Sun, Sand, Beach & the Bees: Bee Workshop for kids at Dock Beach

Combine a fun trip to the beach with your kids and get them learning more about bees. London honey producers, Bermondsey Street Bees will be hitting the beach at Royal Docks this Saturday for a special children’s workshop. The interactive workshop features four activities including dressing up in bee-suits and gloves; tasting local Custom House Honey; a touch-pool including bee-wax comb, pollen, propolis and other bee items; … Continue reading Sun, Sand, Beach & the Bees: Bee Workshop for kids at Dock Beach

Kid Brooklyn: Graphic novel series, authored by a real kid from Brooklyn, teaching kids about saving the planet

Kid Brooklyn is a graphic novel series based on a real kid from Brooklyn and his friends, who are given the power to save the planet. The 11-year-old author of Kid Brooklyn, Jaden Anthony, is a real kid from Brooklyn himself. In his graphic novel series, Jaden Anthony aims to introduce kids, from the ages of 7 to 12, to the environmental and social issues that … Continue reading Kid Brooklyn: Graphic novel series, authored by a real kid from Brooklyn, teaching kids about saving the planet

Six-year-old boy campaigns to save our oceans while cleaning up beaches across Northern Ireland

The fight to save the world’s oceans starts early for some like six-year-old Charlie Hamilton-Cooper, dubbed a “litter hero” for his spare time spent cleaning rubbish off beaches across Northern Ireland. The young boy from Crossgar has taken part in cleaning up 40 beaches across Northern Ireland with the help of his parents Jonathan and Catherine Hamilton-Cooper. Charlie Hamilton-Cooper’s quest to save the oceans started when … Continue reading Six-year-old boy campaigns to save our oceans while cleaning up beaches across Northern Ireland