Childrens books on recycling is a wonderful way to celebrate the Earth! Earth Day is every day in our house!
From the day my children were born, I have always talked to them about the three Rs… Reduce, Reuse and Recycle!
And even though we do work hard on
recycling in our house, we never stop learning about it!
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Yes, I’m the person at the grocery store with my legion of cloth paper bags.
Some of them are even superhero ones!
I’m the one who carries a water bottle with me and carries items that can be recycled home with me rather than throw it away.
And I’m hoping my kids will be the same way as well. Let’s get reading!
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Follow an eco-conscious super hero as he teaches kids how to recycle and reuse common household items!
The six large flaps throughout show that ordinary trash is really a treasure.
From turning old clothes into fun costumes or an old box into a brand new car, kids will learn that saving the environment is super cool!
Children will gain a whole new understanding of the world we live in with this fun, first-look at recycling.
Learning the value of recycling by imagining the world without it helps readers see the importance in acting to save our planet!
After Charlie convinces Lola to recycle her old toys instead of throwing them away, Lola discovers a recycling competition.
If she can recycle one hundred plastic, metal, and paper items, she can get her very own real live tree to plant.
On a fishing trip at the creek, the Bear family discovers that the town dump is overflowing.
It's spilling garbage into the water! Can the Berenstain Bears find a pollution solution before their beloved county is filled with garbage?
Learn about recycling from a new perspective!
Peek into this diary of a plastic bottle as it goes on a journey from the refinery plant, to the manufacturing line, to the store shelf, to a garbage can, and finally to a recycling plant where it emerges into its new life...as a fleece jacket!
With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, Todd Parr explores the important, timely subject of environmental protection and conservation in this eco-friendly picture book.
After explaining how the trash in a waste basket ultimately ends up in a landfill or incinerator, the Lorax suggests realistic ways children can reduce waste, such as by carrying a lunch box, donating old clothes and toys, sharing magazines with friends, recycling cans and bottles, and using rechargeable batteries.
Kids can follow Max the Little Green Monster's journey to environmental awareness and learn tips on how they can become little green monsters themselves.
Teach kids to compost and help them develop life-long habits to protect the Earth.
From apple cores to zinnia heads, readers will discover the best ingredients for a successful compost pile in this fun picture book perfect for Earth Day!
The inspiring true story of how one African woman began a movement to recycle the plastic bags that were polluting her community.
Do you remember to turn off the tap while you brush your teeth? How about using both sides of the paper when writing and drawing?
Bold, child-friendly illustrations and die-cut pages will draw even the youngest listeners to this gentle reminder of the easy, everyday ways we can be kinder to the earth.
Be sure to check out our to give you more great ideas for school and at home! Recycling Unit Study