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Shaving Cream Earth

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Shaving Cream Earth

We have another fun shaving cream craft for you, and this one is great to use for Earth Day as it makes a colourful, abstract planet earth! And there is just something so fun about playing with shaving cream! What you need: Shaving cream White paper plates Blue and green craft paint Popsicle stick Straw Cookie sheet How to make it: Squirt shaving cream in a circle on the cookie sheet. Smooth it out with the straw if needed. Put drops of blue and green colour on the shaving cream, in random patterns if you'd like a more abstract design, or...

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Build a child-friendly Fairy Garden

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Build a child-friendly Fairy Garden

Earth Day is coming up which always brings us thoughts of nature and how to teach kids how to take care of our planet. I love the idea of Fairy Gardens and how they are just the perfect scale for kids to create and maintain. They make the perfect scene for your child's imagination and creativity to really come out and play. I'm sharing 4 easy steps to put a Fairy Garden together, and I'll share lots of pictures too to get your creative juices flowing. Maybe you'll be so inspired that you'd like to make one for your very own...

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Tomorrow is too late - Teaching your child the importance of Earth Day today

Earth Day Parenting

Tomorrow is too late - Teaching your child the importance of Earth Day today

Earth Day is but one day to bring awareness to an issue that is affecting us every day: The state of our planet. It is in dire need of our attention and loving intentions, and every person can make a difference. There are some scary facts about the health of Mother Earth, but rather than scaring our children, we need to focus on love. We need to love and care for our planet like we love and care for people close to us. We need to inspire a passion in our children to save it. We do this by teaching...

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Earth Day Activities for Kids

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Earth Day Activities for Kids

Today is Earth Day and it's a great day to take some time and talk to our kids about the three R's: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Here at Kids Trading Company we are of course really big into the Reuse one with our consignment section of the store. For more information about our consignment go here!We've gathered up some great Earth Day activities you can do with your kids, to get the conversation started on the little things we can do that have a big impact on our planet:Green Cleaners (from Spoonful) Unlike harsh chemical products, these homemade cleaners are...

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