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This environment day teach these 10 habits to your kids to protect the environment

World Environment Day is celebrated on 5th June every year. Celebrate this environment day with a twist around by teaching these 10 habits to your kids to protect the environment. Make your kids feel responsible and environmentally conscious.

Involve the whole family in this effort and start right away. You yourself will see the difference. All we need to do is to become a bit more careful and alert to protect the environment.

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It is important to protect the environment for our well-being. To get wholesome drinking water and breathe clean air, environmental protection is a must for human health. A healthy environment regulates the climate, purifies our air, maintains our soil, provides us with food, clean water, and recycled nutrients.

This summer with Mother, learn to protect the environment:

  1. Save Electricity

Begin by switching off the lights, fans, and air-conditioners of the rooms that are not occupied. Even young kids can learn this habit easily at an early age.

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  1. Grow Organic

Grow and eat organic fruits and vegetables with kids. Make a kitchen garden and grow herbs together.

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Teach them some tips on gardening which creates their interest in eating vegetables and fruits.

  1. Shop Wisely

Take the kids for shopping along with you and buy only those things which they need most. It will teach them the art of minimalism and various skills for shopping.

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Don’t forget to use canvas bags for shopping.

  1. Conserve Water

Save water by taking bath with a bucket full of water instead of using the shower. Showers consume more water and more power.

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Use water wisely while brushing teeth, washing clothes, and utensils. Make sure to close the taps tightly after every use.

Water-saving techniques will help our future generations to live a better life.

  1. Conserve Energy

Use the air-conditioners for an hour or two less every day. Try to switch it on only when you enter the room and switch it off once the temperature is maintained.

Using less of air-conditioners is also good for skin during summers.

Make sure to clean the filters at least once a week as choked filters lead to improper cooling and more power consumption.

  1. Involve Nature

Involve kids to hang the clothes outside in sun to dry instead of drying them in a washing machine dryer. Let nature do some work.

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  1. Use Sunlight

Make more use of sunlight by withdrawing the curtains of the glass windows. Even while studying, using sunlight is beneficial to study more effectively.

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Educate kids about solar-power-panels and use the same to conserve energy.

  1. Indoor Plants

Instead of using air-purifiers, involve kids in planting more indoor plants and taking care of them.

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Bring home some houseplants to brighten up the little space with a low maintenance cost that also cleans the environment.

  1. Watering the Plants

Teach kids to water the outdoor plants also at least twice a day during summers.

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Help them to plant more trees as trees have environmental, social, and economic benefits. Planting trees are one of the best things which we can do for our planet. Trees provide us oxygen to breathe, habitat for wildlife and birds, reduce ozone levels, and also helps to reduce pollution that affects our health.

  1. 3 R’s

Learn how to reduce, recycle, and reuse to protect the environment. Let’s keep our environment clean by reducing the usage of chemicals and recycling the things which we can.

Inculcate the habit of reusing things as much as possible and avoid wastage.

Teach kids these 10 habits to protect the environment and make them environmentally conscious with a sense of responsibility towards the planet.

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Have more tips to add to protect the environment? Please share it with us in the comments section below.

Wish you a very Happy Parenting and World Environment Day!


Divya is a writer, who loves to read and write. She is a Company Secretary by profession. She is passionate about art, reading, writing, music, and creativity. She loves to do research on ‘Parenting’ and discover new things now and then. Her passion about positive parenting pushed her to write on ‘Wonder Parenting’. Her loving daughter, Vachie, helped her to dig deep and reach new heights on Parenting. She believes that ‘Parenting is Patience’ and shares her own journey to express that parenting approach differs for every individual.
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