Kid’s Corner

Live Harmoniously

The Amazon rainforest has been the home to Indigenous peoples since the first settlement at Brazil’s Caverna da Pedra Pintada over 11,200 years ago! Currently, about 400 individual tribes still call the Amazon their home. Each of these tribes is incredibly complex and...

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Map Making Activity

Did you know that the Amazon Rainforest is the largest tropical ecosystem in the world?! Can you even begin to imagine how big that is?! The rainforest covers roughly 40% of South America, touching ten countries in South America, and is almost as large as the...

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Rain Rain, Don’t Go Away!

Have you noticed a lot of rain this May? While it might not always be the best for outside play, it is still a really good thing! Rain plays a vital role in the ecosystem. From plants to people, rain is something for which we should give thanks! Help kids understand...

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Story Telling Trees

All too often we neglect the natural environment. From our backyards, to across the globe, it is essential to take care of the earth in order for it to take care of us. Sometimes focusing on the earth as a whole can be overwhelming, so today, we encourage you to take...

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What Can Kids Do About CO2?

Have you noticed that the weather was a bit different this “winter”? From Spring-like days in the middle of February to hailstorms and more, it is evident that climate change is here and it is real. Instead of feeling discouraged by the changes in environmental...

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Make Art, Take Action!

Taking care of the environment takes care of all living things. However, our culture does not always support this fact. But you can still make a difference. In addition to the many ways you can make taking care of the earth a part of your daily life and encourage...

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Mask Making

Now, more than ever, we need to take care of the earth. The Amazon Rainforest is the largest tropical ecosystem on the planet, hosts the most biodiversity on earth, and is home to many indigenous people. If we maintain our current interaction with the environment, the...

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“Mate Burilado”, The Ultimate Pumpkin Carving!

While Halloween marks a time of carving pumpkins for recreation in the West, gourd carving, known as "mate burilado", done by Peruvian cultures requires mastery. Gourd Carving is a common practice amongst artisans in the town of Cochas Grande, a district of Tambo in...

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Painting with Produce!

As the weather cools and your garden grows, now is the time to educate kids about food sources and Indigenous people of the Amazon Rainforest. In the Western world, many have become separated from the origins of the food we consume and what it does to our bodies. As...

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Dancing in the Rain

Have you ever stopped and wondered what you would do without water? In the Western world, we often take access to water for granted. However, it is important to remember that water scarcity is evident worldwide.Take a moment to give thanks for the role water plays in...

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We All Breathe

We all need to take care of the environment. But often it may feel overwhelming and you might feel at a loss on your individual capacity to make an impact. However, there are many ways you can stimulate change each and every day. While a single action may seem small,...

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