Category Archives for "Have Fun"

October 26, 2009

How to Have a Zero Waste Halloween Party

For many adults and children alike, Halloween is the best holiday of the year. With all the candy and costumes, it’s an immensely fun time. Enhance the fun by eliminating waste and any associated guilt by throwing a zero waste Halloween party. Here’s how: #1 Start with the invitations. Electronic invitations or evites are invitations […]

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October 20, 2009

Six Fun and Green Outdoor Activities

Remember when you were young and played outside all day? Most children don’t do that anymore and they’re missing out, not just on exercise and fresh air but a true appreciation for nature and our environment. Here are six fun and green outdoor activities to encourage more time outdoors. #1 Host a scavenger nature hunt. […]

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September 13, 2009

Explore Tide Pools with Your Children

Tide pools present a unique opportunity to see an ocean environment up close and personal. Their easy accessibility makes them an ideal learning experience for young children, who can explore ocean animals and habitats without having to take them scuba diving. Here are a few tips and strategies to explore tide pools with your children.

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January 26, 2009

Old Fashioned Toys Make Kids Smarter

Toy stores nowadays are filled with noisy toys, complete with bright lights and children’s favorite TV and movie characters. These toys seem to move and talk of their own volition. Sadly, all a child has to do is to sit and watch the toy – much like watching TV. Some of us want our children […]

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