Earth, The Alphabet, And Me
An ABC guide to eco-friendly actions for children of all ages

Extend Lessons Learned
Artist and educator, Jenny Donaldson is passionate about sharing helpful materials that extend lessons learned in the book to
life applications.

Check out the FREE earth-friendly activities below. Click on the images or links for step-by-step instructions, materials needed,
and more.

Impact Chart

   Keep track of your impact!

   Draw a star next to every eco-friendly activity you complete.
   Set a goal for the number of stars you’d like to see on your chart each year, month or week!

   Click here for a print-friendly version of the chart.
 
Butterfly Wings
 
   Find new ways to use old things;
   coat hangers make great butterfly wings.

   Design your own butterfly wings in 5 easy steps. What other types of wings can you create?

   Click here for a print-friendly version of the activity instructions.


Recycled Bow
 
   Wrapping presents in newspaper is such fun;
   reusing paper saves trees one by one.
 
   Learn how to create a bow and use unique materials for gift wrapping. Giving is so much fun!
 
   Click here for a print-friendly version of the activity instructions.
 
Handmade Card
 
   Make a card using ribbons, buttons and such;
   reusing favorite items adds a personal touch.

   Make your own card using "found" objects and recycled materials. Surprise someone special!

   Click here for a print-friendly version of the activity instructions.


Musical Instrument
 
   Find new ways to use old things;
   Bottles and tubes make great music while we sing!
 
   Make your own instrument using recycled objects!
 
   Click here for a print-friendly version of the activity instructions.
 
 
ABC Book Lesson
   Attention teachers: Give your students the opportunity to be an author & illustrator.

   Creating an illustrated ABC book can be an excellent culminating activity. Use "The Earth, The Alphabet, 
   And Me" as a guide for your students to demonstrate what they are learning in class.

   Click here to access a print friendly lesson plan and rubric.