Climate Anxiety and Kids by Andrea Koehle Jones

5 Tips to support children and youth with their ‘Eco-Anxiety’ By Climate Journalist ANDREA KOEHLE JONES The climate crisis is causing an increase in psychological distress in children and teens around the world. One of the most devastating impacts of unchecked climate change is climate anxiety: a chronic fear of … Read more

The Wish Trees: New learning resource for teachers

A new teaching resource for The Wish Trees: How Planting Trees Can Help Make the World a Better Place includes discussion prompts and student activities for K-Grade 2. If your students want to learn about trees, there’s no better way than planting Wish Trees. The idea, inspired by the children’s … Read more

Canada children’s book author supports Maui Relief

ALOHA! Let’s support relief efforts in Maui and raise funds for food, shelter, rebuilding resources and everything needed in the wake of these devastating wildfires. Canadian children’s book author Andrea Koehle Jones has joined #BooksforMaui and donated signed copies of her children’s tree planting book — The Wish Trees: How … Read more

How to Host a Kids’ Beach Clean-up Party by Andrea Koehle Jones

There’s no place like the beach, but you might not realize how much fun a beach clean-up party can be—until now. You’ll be amazed at all the garbage that can wash up over time and the difference an enthusiastic group of kids can make in just a few hours. Click to read this EcoParent article to learn how to host and epic beach or shoreline clean-up party for children and teens.

Be a Hummingbird Changemaker: How small steps lead to big impacts

There is a fable that tells the story of a forest fire and a small but courageous hummingbird.As this hummingbird sees its home be destroyed by the flames, and the other animals staring in despair, the hummingbird says “I’m going to do something about the fire.”And so our feathered friend … Read more

Talking to kids about climate change by Andrea Koehle Jones

Help your children be part of the solution  By Climate Journalist ANDREA KOEHLE JONES (EcoParent Magazine) When is the right time to talk to your kids about climate change? The answer is simple: the time is now. According to Tzeporah Berman, environmentalist, author, and the international program director of Stand.Earth, … Read more