Activities for Little Eco-Warriors – Make kids ecologically aware

Activities for Little Eco-Warriors – Make kids ecologically aware

Making your children aware of the significance of preserving the environment will help them learn about real-world issues, to appreciate nature and to use natural resources carefully. Teach them about environmental issues with these simple DIY activities and do your bit for the environment. Birdhouse Having birds in our garden is beneficial. Many birds are natural pest controls; they eat insects like moths, bugs,  caterpillars, etc. Plus, we get to hear the sound of happy birds…

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Let nature explode – How to make a Seed Bomb

Let nature explode – How to make a Seed Bomb

Image Source: ALAMY Celebrate World Environment Day by doing your bit for your environment! Not just today, but every day!! “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” Planting seeds is a great kick off the rainy season, and learning how to make seed bombs is a great way to get your gardening started. Super easy and fun to make, start a new tradition this World Environment Day and learn…

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DIY Paper Bag

DIY Paper Bag

Want to give away a gift but don’t have a bag? Looking for bags to give birthday return gifts? Why don’t you make one yourself? After knowing that plastic is harmful to the environment it makes sense for us to use paper or other sustainable alternatives. Here is an easy way to make bags with paper. You can use newspapers, pages of an old book, maps, calendars, magazines, or any sheet of paper. Use an…

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4 Ways to Encourage Children to Cherish Wildlife

4 Ways to Encourage Children to Cherish Wildlife

It is important to engage children and youth in our efforts to conserve wildlife in a more practical manner. We all want our children to reap the benefits of nature, be inspired and be stunned by its beauty, hence, it is crucial that we take active steps to make that happen – by buying them books, taking them out to parks and taking trips to the jungle. We need to make an effort to ensure…

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DIY: A Quick Guide On Composting For Kids

DIY: A Quick Guide On Composting For Kids

It’s only now that we have to look for options to send our kids to play more outdoors, a heavy price we have to pay for urbanisation. If you’re looking for a fun activity to get your kids outdoors, try getting dirty making fresh organic compost. Composting is very simple, costs absolutely nothing and is one of the easiest outdoor family activities you can do plus it will help you and your family to reduce your carbon footprint on this planet. So, how about Going Green these summer holidays with your kids?

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Get the greens in – How to Make Kid Friendly Terrariums!

Get the greens in – How to Make Kid Friendly Terrariums!

Terrariums are a great craft for kids because they are fun in all stages of development. Picking out plants, containers and little figurines to go inside can be just as fun as making the terrarium and watching it grow. What’s a terrarium, you say? A terrarium is a way of growing plants in an enclosed or partially enclosed container usually made of glass or plastic. They are easy to establish and make a wonderful craft for bored kids at home during the summer. Read on for our easy terrarium DIY to learn how to make your own to keep or give away to your friends.

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Take a Green Pledge – Let’s Celebrate World Environment Day!

Take a Green Pledge – Let’s Celebrate World Environment Day!

This day is used by the United Nations to stimulate worldwide awareness of environmental issues. On this day people from all over the world do something positive to help our planet. What could you do? Lots of little things can make a big difference.World Environment Day is all about working together to take action for the planet. Something as small as making sure people have a way to recycle in your school / community can make a difference. You could also try beautifying your neighborhood by planting gardens, learn about organic and local foods, or simply learning about the effects of different products we use everyday, on the earth.

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9 Things Moms can do now as the Kids are Back at School!

9 Things Moms can do now as the Kids are Back at School!

Much as we love our children, there’s a collective sigh of relief when the holidays come to a close and they finally head back to school. ‘ Yay! now I can finally get to go back to my “normal” and structured routine’, what every mom is thinking now. Not that it hasn’t been lovely having the kids around for the WHOLE summer. It’s just that now the children are back at school you can enjoy a sense of getting back to normal and finally get some work done. These are 9 thing that all of us can unanimously agree are what we are looking forward to enjoy

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Just before schools reopen – Back to School Tips for Parents

Just before schools reopen – Back to School Tips for Parents

As summer comes to an end, it can be hard to get back into a regular schedule — for both children and adults. The trick is to plan ahead. Identify strategies and approaches to stay organised, to help ease your child seamlessly back into school and to manage your own stress. It is important to plan ahead. If parents are calm, reassuring, optimistic and supportive, children will feel both confident and competent.

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