Turn off Your Lights for EARTH HOUR on March 27th

March 25th, 2010

EARTH HOUR is almost here. This Saturday on March 27th, TURN OFF YOUR LIGHTS at 8:30 pm for one hour. Kids and adults all around the world will be turning off their lights to show their support and concern for climate change.

GUTSY STUFF: In the meantime, here are 4 other things that the World Wildlife Fund says kids can do to help with climate change.  

  1. Turn off the lights when you leave the room          

  2. Take a shorter shower          

  3. Get an adult to help you plant a tree          

  4. Carpool everywhere you can

 

5 Fun things to do when you turn out your lights!!

 

  1. Play boardgames with lanterns and flashlights. Make sure to set your games up ahead of time.

  2. Eat dinner by candlelight. Get the table set and food prepared before you flip-off the lights.

  3. Play flashlight hide-and-go-seek.

  4. Take an hour long star light walk with your family and friends using flashlights and headlamps or do some star-gazing

  5. Read out loud with your family. Pick a favorite book, pass it around and take turns reading.

Check out the World Wildlife Fund’s  Earth Hour website to learn all about about climate change, how it effects animals and people and what you can do to help.

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