In preparation for Earth Day, Non-Toxic Kids is embarking on an Earth Day series of posts for the rest of April. There will be some giveaways (go, readers!) and some guest posts, and some information about celebrating and preserving our one and only planet Earth.
To start off, I received the brand new The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge by Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen. My kids are gaga for Ms. Frizzle. I've got lots of Magic School Bus books on various topic floating around my house and classroom. They are great for introducing concepts to my fifth and sixth grade students, and my now 3 and 5 year olds love them too.
Now Ms. Frizzle and the kids have taken on climate change. Of course, there is loads of fun, silly kid comments, and serious scientific information (that is what I love). It comes in the forms of reports, lessons from Ms. Frizzle, and colorful and lively diagrams.
Ms. Frizzle leads her students on a journey in the flying bus to see the effects of climate change in real and understandable terms. From the
And now for the fun part. Win it!
One Grand Prize winner receives:
- Kids Organic “Go Green” Scholastic T-shirt
- Copy of The Magic School Bus and The Climate Challenge
Two additional winners will receive a copy of the book!
Comment on this post to enter, and leave your email address in a spam unfriendly manner. Extra entries for following us on Twitter (@non_toxic_kids), on Facebook, or post about this on your site. Just let me know in your comment. Thanks and good luck! The contest runs from April 5 through April 19th.
Want to learn more? Climb on board with author Joanna Cole and illustrator Bruce Degen on Tuesday, April 20th at 1pm ET / 10am PT for a webcast as they join Ms. Frizzle to celebrate Earth Day and their new book The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge at the
Liberty Science Center in ! Jersey City, New Jersey