While we are all staying at home, it is the perfect time to celebrate Earth Day! There are so many ways to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd or throughout the month by using items around your house or online. Check out these ways to celebrate below.
Take Care of Texas is a campaign by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality that promotes environmental responsibility by Texans. The Take Care of Texas website at takecareoftexas.org is full of fun information on how to lessen your negative impact on the environment. Here are a few fun things you can find on their website!
Calculate your impact on the environment. Enter your birth year and check out the statistics on how much you have impacted our environment as well as a few ways to lessen that impact.
Tour the animated house. Click links on the animated house and see how you can help conserve water, energy and other resources inside and outside of the home.
Play some games! Check out the many fun games on the website that teach kids how to do their part with the Take Care of Texas mascot Sky.
Now is the perfect time to spend some time drawing! Don't Mess with Texas hosts an art contest each year for kids grades K - 12. The winning art pieces from each grade level are featured in their annual calendar. Full art contact details can be found on the Don't Mess with Texas webpage.
Right now while national and state parks are closed along with zoos and museums, most of these venues have posted virtual field trips of their amenities online.
You can take a tour of our beautiful blooms right here in Tyler thanks to Visit Tyler. Virtual Tours - Visit Tyler
WeAreTeachers.com has put together 25 of these great virtual field trips on their site at We Are Teachers - Virtual Field Trips Taking in the beauty of Yellowstone National Park, even from behind a screen, can really help you appreciate our beautiful earth.
This easy craft project combines upcycling common household items and giving back to our animal friends. Follow the easy guide below for making a toliet paper roll bird feeder at home!