Enjoy these resources as you celebrate God’s good creation on your own or with your family.
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8 Simple Ways Kids Can Help the Planet on Earth Day (and Beyond)
For Kids: Books Available in the WPC Library
Visit Westminster’s library or check them out and pick them up through our Book-in-a-Bag program! Learn more about each book and download additional activities.
- The Marvelous Seed, by Amy-Jill Levine and Sandy Sasso
- I Love You, Blue, by Baroux ~ How can we care for the ocean?
- Apple & Magnolia, by Laura Gehl; Illustrated by Patricia Metola ~ The Power of Friendship.
- The Good for Nothing Tree, by Amy-Jill Levine and Sandy Sasso ~ Find out what’s worth waiting for.
- Binkle’s Time to Fly, by Sharmila Collins, Illustrated by Carolina Rabei ~ With a little help and some creativity, there’s more than one way to fly.
- Water Dance by Thomas Locker
Looking for more? Check out this Kids’ Book Club for a listing of great books, courtesy of Disciples Home Missions for younger children, and this excellent listing for older children, ages 6-12 from the United Nations SDG Book Club.
For Adults to borrow or purchase:
- Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
- Nature’s Best Hope by Douglas Tallamy
- Zero Waste Home by Bea Johnson
- I’m Only a Kid, There’s Nothing I Can Do About Global Warming, Right? (Global Weirding, Katherine Hayhoe)
- Let There Be Light – read by author Archbishop Desmond Tutu and illustrated by Nancy Tillman (also available in WPC’s library)
- Watch Animals Live at the San Diego Zoo or at The National Zoom
For Youth & Adults: Katherine Hayhoe’s What If Climate Change is Real? Ted Talk
Part of caring for creation is making creation-friendly shopping choices and choosing sustainable, local items. Check out this great shopping guide!
Learn about Presbyterians for Earthcare – an Eco-Justice network