Today I have two very special people guest posting on the blog. My 7 and 5-year-olds have an important message they want to share…
Last week we went to the park and we saw all this junk scattered all over the place. We didn’t like seeing it there, messing up nature. We picked it up one by one and put it in a bin bag.
And then one by one it all went in the bin.
Nature is important to us because it provides water and food for us and animals to eat and drink to live. Flowers are pretty and we need to look after them and other nature otherwise they might die.
Nature is important to kids because they like to collect twigs and leaves to build stuff. They can build fairy houses and chairs. We like to play in nature because there’s a fallen down tree at the park and we like to climb on it.
Every day up to 200 species of plants, insects, birds and mammals become extinct. Extinct means every single animal of that species has died and we will never see them again. Species means a certain type of animal or plant. Animals are becoming extinct because we aren’t looking after nature properly. We are taking up too much space of the animals habitats, and littering.
If we don’t look after the earth it could look like this…
And if we did look after the Earth it could look like this…
If we didn’t help nature you would end up stepping on lots of dirty junk and it wouldn’t be nice.
But if we picked up all the junk and put it in the bin, and didn’t put anymore there, we could play.
Once it’s all in the bin you could play and it would be much nicer to play in a much cleaner place.
So will you please pick up some litter sometime soon, or today? If we all work together, nature will be clean for Earth Day.