Raising kids in a world where the climate is changing drastically every year, is a responsible job to do. With an ever-changing climate, we need to make sure that our kids also take up some of our eco-friendly habits. This makes them do their part for the world and also teaches them to be responsible and considerate human beings.
Here are some of the Eco-friendly habits that you can teach your kids easily in everyday life:-
Encourage kids to play or indulge in any activity mostly outdoors. This will balance all the time they spend in front of the television or against any kind of screen. Hence, conserving a lot of energy daily.
Littering is the most problematic issue when it comes to young ones or even adults in some cases. It is important to inculcate the habit of using a dustbin in the minds of children from a very young age. Moreover, parents should encourage the child to pick up at least 10 trash pieces whenever they come across them.
You can present them with a variety of delicious plant-based meals. This not only keeps them healthy but also improves the global greenhouse issue. The plant-based meals are nutrient-dense, eco-friendly, and easy to make too.
Create tasks for checking if any lights are on when nobody is in the room. Make them switch off any gadgets or devices they use that consume energy.
Set time limits for each shower, so that too much water is not wasted. Teach them to close taps properly so that there is no leakage of water. Give them more reusable water bottles for school. This will reduce the use of plastic.
Teach them how the environment gets affected by our actions and tell them the impacts that our small actions do on the climate.
At the end of the day, we inspire our kids everyday. It is our responsibility to make sure they learn to become responsible and concerned about the environment too.