That is right…I said to GET OUT! Get Out and play. Get Out and live…all the while being a little greener along the way. Get Out! is chockful of eco-friendly ideas to help families, classrooms, and groups get outside, learn about nature, experience the world in new ways, and take a hands-on approach to green living. There are chapters on being an eco-friendly consumer and eco-friendly eater, as well as on choosing an issue and taking a stand, make for a well-rounded yet easy-to-use handbook for making a difference indoors and out. Making this a great gift for the families in your life that are looking to make an impact on our environment.
Tip # 143 – Participate in an Earth Day Event. These include fairs, festivals, educational talks and hands on activism like park restoration, tree planting, and river clean-ups. (more information is included in the book)
The kids and I have all enjoyed this book. It has given us some really creative ideas to reduce our Carbon Footprint while enjoying the outdoors and enjoying spending some time as a family.
Erin’s favorite? # 24.
Tate’s Favorite? # 58.
You will just have to get the book to figure out what those things are, but I can assure you…it has been fun!
Open to any page to find something to do today. The payoff is huge: not only is nature just plain awesome to be in, but research shows that spending time enjoying nature can actually improve our physical and emotional health. Bonus: Kids who learn to love nature will naturally do more to conserve it. Eureka!
Get Out! shows you ways to:
* Get Started: Cool Ways to Embrace Nature Today
* Go Further: Projects, Plans, and Outings
* Get Smart: Be Green Consumers-and Eaters
* Get Active: More than Just the Three Rs
* Get Involved: Take a Green Stand
With Get Out!, green living is fun and easy. And at $10.99 it makes an affordable gift for several people on your list this year. For more information or purchase visit HERE.
Or, you can enter to win a copy! Thanks to Get Out! and Free Spirit Publishing I have a copy to giveaway to one lucky reader!
To Enter: Leave a comment stating one thing that you do regularly to live a little greener. All entries must be received by December 8th at 5 PM EST. All entries must have a valid US mailing address. Winner will be selected at random and will have 3 days to respond to the verification e-mail.
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