10 things i can do to help my world

Summary:

This clever novelty book suggests a number of ways to make a difference by conserving natural resources and adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle. The suggestions found here range from remembering to turn off the lights when you leave a room and shutting off the tap when brushing your teeth to recycling stuff around the house into toys.

Educational Themes:
This is an easy, practical way to engage kids in thinking about conservation and recycling. The ideas for using recyclables as toys is a great way to promote creativity.
Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
8 to 12
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 6
Age of child:
Read with a group of 7 to 8 year-olds.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. You definitely want to purchase this book since it can be used as a jumping-off point for a discussion on other ways to become more planet friendly.
Little Kid Reaction:

My friend read this to her class and they reacted positively to the simple illustrations and the idea behind the book.

Big Kid Reaction:

Both my friend and I thought the book's message on conservation and things the children can do to help was excellent. The message is clear: There are things everyone can do if they love the earth and wish to make it a better place to live.

Pros:

Nice bold, colorful illustrations and some excellent ideas encourage readers to become more eco-friendly.

Cons:

We wished the book was longer!


Title 10 Things I Can Do To Help My World
About
Author Melanie Walsh
Publisher Candlewick Press, Walker Books Group © 2008
Illustrators Melanie Walsh
ISBN 9780763641443
Material Hard Cover
Cost $16.95
Genres Picture Book, Ecology
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