How should we help our children learn from an early age to care for the environment?
Research demonstrates the importance of starting early if we want our children to be good stewards of the environment. But that does not necessarily mean we should teach very young children about baby polar bears losing their homes or birds getting tangled in ocean debris. Listen to Marti & Erin’s discussion with environmental educator and author Patty Born Selly about simple, fun, educational ways approaches that can help your children learn to love and understand nature in ways that will motivate them to preserve what they love.
In what ways are your children learning to know and love nature? In a typical day, how much time do they spend outside playing and exploring? Share your thoughts in our REPLY space!
For Patty’s blog, click here.