It's never too soon to get children involved in saving the planet. Children love to learn about their environment and how to look after it. If you want to help your littlest ones discover how to be green and help you around the home take a look at these fun reuse, repurpose and recycling activities.... Continue Reading →
Want to be greener but not quite sure where to start? Mighty Fix by Mighty Nest could be your guide to making your home a more environmentally friendly living space. As some of you know I have been trying to be more environmentally aware for some time. We have already taken our first tentative steps... Continue Reading →
So, we've watched the best of Shark Week, wondered at the majestic creatures and learnt about how these 400 million year old creatures that have evolved and survived through previous mass extinctions, climate changes and planet-altering events are now threatened by human actions not least of all the pollution of waterways, seas and oceans. There's... Continue Reading →
Goodness, for a minute there I thought I was just too polite to save the world, or rather defend its oceans. Straws that I never wanted, needed or asked for have been appearing in my drinks since my move to the US and I just couldn't seem to be heard to stop them. But the... Continue Reading →
I don't know why I waited so long to try tapioca pearls for sensory play. They were so easy to make, feel great and the investigation and learning it inspired in the children was lovely... I've spent years using the same set of water beads for sensory play. The children love them and they are... Continue Reading →
This last month or so I've been trying to make sure that everything our family puts out for recycling is actually recyclable. We've always been fairly careful but it's easy to get lax about rinsing bottles or behind the times with what your area's current recycling contractor will and won't take. But it occurred to me, you're really not solving much with recycling unless you actually use recycled products...
Reducing single use plastics is at the top of the list this year for the boys and me. We've picked up a little of the local obsession with the 'baggie' among other bad habits and need to clean up our act. However a few easy, cost effective changes are already greatly reducing how much we... Continue Reading →