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Summer is finally here, which means biking along the lake, picnics at the beach, and leisurely reads in the park, at least to this Northern girl. Summer also means delving into one of the greatest joys of the warm weather season: gardening! After being dormant for months, we are now experiencing a bountiful supply of [...]

It’s April: Go Green!

April 16th, 2012

Are you into gardens, composting, or planting trees? How about clean air, fresh water, and healthy soil? Do you like recycling, bike riding, or farmers markets? If any of these activities has you raising a green thumb, then this is definitely the month for you. April is full of special dates, weeks, and observances dedicated [...]

Earth Day Activities

April 20th, 2011

April and the new spring season offer many avenues to experience “green” living.  From last month’s Earth Hour, to Earth Day and Arbor Day, the opportunities for teaching and learning about the environment are everywhere. abcteach has recently expanded our Think Green, Teach Green section with a variety of activities, including composting and interactive materials. [...]

Going Back to School Green

July 23rd, 2010

With summer activities still on the horizon, it’s hard to believe that back-to-school planning is already at hand. As preparations begin for the new year, now is the perfect time to incorporate easy additions to green up your class. The abundance of eco-news these days can be overwhelming, so what do you do with all [...]

It is easy being Green

April 22nd, 2010

Happy 40th Anniversary, Earth Day! Being a self-proclaimed “greenie,” this is one of my favorite times of year. The flowers are in bloom, the days last longer, and it only takes three layers of clothing to keep warm instead of the customary moon suit I’ve been sporting since November. The Spring months are also the [...]

April Activities

April 7th, 2010

Spring has arrived! We hope our seasonal, monthly, and Easter materials have creatively suited your classroom plans. Don’t forget to check out our Think Green, Teach Green section for a host of activities to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day! abcteach has been keeping with the “green” theme by building our library of interactives [...]

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