There are lots of fun resources for kids to learn about recycling, composting, and household safety. Here are just a few to get you started!
Kid’s Recycling Toolkit
The Mojave Environmental Education Consortium maintains a student’s page
LOOP SCOOPS are short, funny videos to get YOU thinking about the stuff in your life and what this stuff can do to the environment.
Each SCOOP tells the story of something you use or see everyday — a juice box, a magazine, an electronic gadget, a glass of juice, a pile of garbage.
Did you know that California has more than 36 million people and every day each of us throws away about 6 pounds of trash? This adds up to a lot of garbage! Learn how you can help keep our earth healthy and green. Remember, trash isn’t always garbage. Often items can be reduced, reused, or recycled to help the environment. By practicing the 3Rs regularly, you are making a big difference!
“Adventures of Vermi the Worm” Game
The Adventures of Vermi the Worm!This coloring book, with 12 fun pages to color, provides children with visual cues and written messages to help them understand what is safe and unsafe around their house.
Play the Game (requires Flash 5).
Environmental Kids Club
Learn about garbage and recycling in this site from the Enivronmental Protection Agency (EPA). It includes lots of fun things for kids to read and do, including the game Recycle City, crosswords about recycling, and stories about pollution and waste prevention.
Safe House, Safe Me Coloring Book
This coloring book, with 12 fun pages to color, provides children with visual cues and written messages to help them understand what is safe and unsafe around their house.
Download the Safe House, Safe Me coloring book and start having fun now!
Casa Segura, Estoy Seguro! Libro de Colorear are available as well.
Spokesdinosaur for CalRecycle, Recycle Rex’s message is simple: “Recycle, reduce, reuse, and close the loop.” Recycling is one of the easiest and best things we can do for Planet Earth. By recycling and then buying recycled products for home, school and play, we can re