Try This At Home: Planet-Friendly Projects for Kids.
Try This At Home:
from the Editors of OWL Magazine
Owlkids Books, 2008
978-2-89579-192-8 (pb) $14.95
for Grades 3 and up
Try This At Home: Planet-Friendly Projects for Kids presents the reader with a collection of planet-friendly activities and ideas discussed in OWL Magazine. This book is filled with important information about the world and offers suggestions on how to make simple changes in your life to be a more planet-friendly individual.
The first section focuses on alternatives to purchasing new items and contains 14 fun projects that include easy clothing alterations, jewellery making, games and crafts--all using materials that can be found around the home. The second section touches on the current issues affecting the environment and what can be done to help save the planet. The third section describes several small changes that children and adults can make in their lives that bring about big results to help heal the planet. The final section summarizes the major issues discussed and offers handy tips to display your newfound eco-expertise.
This eco-friendly book is jam-packed with activities, projects and useful information. The illustrations, photographs and text style are appealing, colourful and engaging. The information is presented in a fun, light-hearted manner while stressing the importance of making greener decisions.
A book that should be a part of everyone's personal library.