April 22 is Earth Day. It is a world wide event involving all age groups and socioeconomic backgrounds. Originally a political day for supporting policy changes to improve the environment it has become a day often forgotten except by organized groups. Visit the links below for three great sites explaining the importance of Earth Day and what you can do to celebrate it and improve our environment on a daily basis.
Here are seven prompts to capture your views of Earth Day:
Day One: What does Earth Day mean to you?
Day Two: How important are trees to you personally?
Day Three: Describe what you do to make our planet a better place to live.
Day Four: Describe the last time you littered.
Day Five: Think of ways to spread the importance of taking care of our planet to at least one other person.
Day Six: Contemplate the life of a tree.
Day Seven: Use these words to journal about Earth Day: cans, tree, oil, water, duck, community, recycling, truck, life, grandchildren.
Responses are not meant to be one sentence answers, elaborate on your answers. Meditate, reflect and enjoy.
For more information on Earth Day please visit the following sites:
~ Earth Day Canada
~ Earth Day
~ The National Arbor Day Foundation