All humans share the Earth with one another and with all other forms of life, both plant and animal. We need to take care of our planet so that it remains a beautiful place that will continue to sustain all those varied life forms. If you are looking for fun ways to help your child understand the planet and learn about environmental issues, then try one of these Earth science toys and games.
[AMAZONPRODUCTS ASIN=”B007B19Z02″]From the manufacturer: Watch a green bean seed germinate, develop roots, and finally sprout, with the Life Cycle of a Green Bean set. Miraculous and awe-inspiring transformations can be observed and explored in close detail with Safariology Life Cycles. Parents and teachers now have a way to teach about the wonders of life in an engaging way, with manipulatives that children can squeeze, touch, and play with. At Safari Ltd, we believe learning and playing go hand-in-hand, which is why we have created our Life Cycles collection, complete with educational information in English, Spanish, and French included on the blister cards. Grown Plant Measures: 3.5” H (9 cm)Recommended Ages: 4+[/AMAZONPRODUCTS]
[AMAZONPRODUCTS ASIN=”B014G1PFTE”]Kids will love to learn about science and nature with these real gardening tools for kids, made in perfect size for little hands and curious minds and built with strong durable materials to last many happy hours in the garden playing and learning along the way.
With these outdoor toys they will spends many hours learning about nature thanks to the brochure guide “Top 10 Good Insects for Your Garden” included when you buy the kids garden tools set. The learning guide is filled with fun facts and pictures about friendly garden insects.
Let your little gardeners create beautiful outdoor garden projects with these gardening toys while learning about nature and animals. A complete set of fully functional kids garden tools that turn gardening into family fun. Perfect for real gardening alongside mom and dad or grandpa and grandma with the confidence that these gardening tools will last many hours of happy gardening time. Perfect beach toy set too!
For ages 3 and up.[/AMAZONPRODUCTS]
[AMAZONPRODUCTS ASIN=”B0013VOGFA” desc=”1″]Players buy properties, collect carbon credits and trade them for clean air. As they travel the board visiting each impressive land form, they will learn about the planet and pick up go green tips from each deed card. Learn about earth and how to care for it as you play. There is traditional play or one hour version. All the paper is recyclable. The ink is soy based. The game pieces are either made by nature or completely recyclable. [/AMAZONPRODUCTS]
[AMAZONPRODUCTS ASIN=”B000VTOF8S”]An ecology game for children! Planet Earth can be a beautiful place, shared by all. Sadly, it has been harmed and made ugly in lots of ways. Players work together to restore the beauty. Can they do it before the dark pollution clouds encircle the beautiful place? They have a much better chance if they work together! Environmental concepts are presented in a simple way but this game can also be played just as an exciting nature game. Includes: 12 x 12″ board, pollution clouds, ugly puzzle, good ecology deed tokens, movers, die. For ages 4 – 7 [/AMAZONPRODUCTS]
[AMAZONPRODUCTS ASIN=”B0006ZJPBE”]How can we teach kids to love and appreciate the planet if they don’t know much about it? Professor Noggin’s Earth Science card game for two or more players is a fun way for kids to learn about earth science. The game includes 30 game cards and one die. Each card has questions on different levels of difficulty so young kids can play with older kids and both can play with adults. That makes it a perfect learning game for the whole family. [/AMAZONPRODUCTS]