What: The Green Hour
Features: Research shows that spending time in nature actually makes kids happier, healthier and even smarter. Todd Christopher, the creator of the GreenHour.org, has filled this book with activities designed to encourage discovery, creative play, and a wonder of nature, as well as practical advice for parents to make getting outdoors easy and worry-free.
Green Factor: The premise behind The Green Hour is to encourage parents to carve one â€˜green hourâ€™ in to their kidsâ€™ days. This year, celebrate Earth Day every day for an hour (or more!) outdoors.
Bonus: We love that The Green Hour mixes family time with outdoor education. Brilliant! Watch this video trailer to learn more.
Find It Here: Amazon.com
Win It: Weâ€™ve partnered withÂ Shambhala Publications to give away TWO copies of The Green Hour to two lucky readers! Click here to fill out our simple entry form. Just enter GH04 as the giveaway name and tell us what federation recommends that parents give their kids one â€˜green hourâ€™ a day. Giveaway ends 04/30/10; $18 value. Open to residents worldwide! Official Rules. Giveaway has ended.
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