Teach children to read ingredient labels so they won't be tricked.
The USDA organic label is our best guarantee for protecting our family's health by avoiding genetically modified ingredients and harmful synthetic pesticides and additives.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends at least one hour of outdoor play each day, and no more than two hours of total daily screen time – including computer, TV, movies and video games.
Explore creek beds, discover new hiking trails, or notice the magic in your own backyard. See who can find the most interesting leaves, rocks, and bugs. Take photographs for a scrapbook.
Suggest Richard Louv's "Last Child in the Woods" to your book club, PTA, or church group.
Host a backyard potluck to commemorate a blooming wisteria or a bumper crop of rhubarb.
Who can make the tastiest strawberry shortcake? (Hint: organic whipped cream is essential!)
Turn off the TV and turn on Picasso. Give your children paper, watercolors, colored pencils or makers and encourage them paint or write poetry about the beauty they see in nature.
Even peanut butter and jelly sandwiches taste like a gourmet meal when eaten outdoors on a blanket spread in nature's splendor.
Read books, sing, play music, cook, garden, or volunteer in your community together.