Celebrate Earth Day with These Children’s Books
You know that Earth Day is a time to stop and think about how we treat our planet. But does your child realize what this eco-friendly holiday stands for? Help your young child to get a better grip on Earth Day with these easy reads. Check out these children’s books that help the littlest learners to discover ways that they can celebrate this meaningful day.
I Am Earth, by James McDonald and Rebecca McDonald. This book brings the basics to preschoolers and children who are in the early elementary grades. Kids can learn about taking care of the planet and why environmental awareness is important to everyone. This illustrated read is easy for young minds to understand, making it a fun way to celebrate the Earth Day holiday.
Biscuit’s Earth Day Celebration, by Alyssa Satin Capucilli and Pat Schories. The energetic little pup (who also happens to be a childhood favorite when it comes to storybook characters) is planting seeds, cleaning the outdoors and doing all kinds of ‘greening’ activities.
I Can Save the Earth!: One Little Monster Learns to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle, by Alison Inches and Viviana Garofoli. Max the Little Monster is here to help your young child learn about the environment. Kids can explore eco-friendly acts and how to help save their planet.
Thank You Earth: A Love Letter to Our Planet, by April Pulley Sayre. Filled with fantastic photographs, poetry and information on natural subjects, this pick is a perfect way to help your child to understand why saving out planet is absolutely essential.