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Hopefully everyone had a chance to jump on the Earth Day bandwagon and enter to win our Incredible Get Outside/Earth Day Book Giveaway. In honor of Earth Day, Jump Into A Book wanted to honor Mother Earth and our great outdoors by giving away 14 books to one very lucky home.
THE WINNER IS:
W-S Wanderings Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hooray!!! When we told W-S Wanderings, her first response was:
No way! Seriously?! I am so pumped! Thank you, thank you......
And a BIG “Thank You” to everyone to entered as well. We soooo appreciate your support.
We would also like to take this opportunity to shower you with some Great Outdoor inspired goodies. Are you ready? AWESOME.
Earth Day Coloring & Activity Book from the EPA: One of the most popular publications for young children, this is an 11-page coloring book full of tips for making the Earth a better place. Download a printable copy and feel free to make as many copies as you’d like. You can also order a printed copy of “The Happy Earth Day Coloring and Activities Book” from US EPA Region 5 on the publications order page.
Repurposing Ideas- Laundry Bottle Pet Food Scoop:Even your pets can go green for Earth Day! Recycle an empty laundry bottle into a use scooper for your pet’s food. We even have a suggestion for the part of the bottle you cut off and don’t use! Get directions HERE.
Got Ugly Sweaters? Upcycle them! Upcycling is taking something old and repurposing it into something new. Check out these adorable Upcycled Sweater Pillows from DiyInspired.com
How’s this for thinking out-of-the-box..or..bag..um..anyway: Recycle Your Chip Bag Into a Book Cover! Along with school shopping and choosing a new lunch box, one back-to-school tradition is covering your school books. Some schools require it, some don’t, but your kids are sure to get a kick out of customizing their books with covers made from recycled materials. Check this out from Make And Takes.
Here’s some more great resources for parents and kids for Earth Day:
Don’t forget! Our Virtual Book Club will be starting its second book this Sunday called Radical Homemakers by Shannon Hayes. We will be on our Virtual Book Club Facebook Page all day Sunday April 22nd discussing the first two chapters. All are welcome and we’d LOVE to have you join in the conversation.
NOW, go outside and PLAY. It’s a beautiful DAY! :0)