Category Archives: Teaching Our Kids

Helping children learn about nature, healthy choices, and green living.

Recycling Facts to Pass on to Your Kids

Different materials can be recycled, including paper, plastic, glass, metal, textiles and electronic equipment. Here are some recycling facts to pass on to your kids. Metals Recycling one aluminum can…

Kitchen Herb Garden

We have been on a planting roll lately!  First we planted new flowers in our front yard, and the other day, Mia and I picked out some herbs together to…

Gardening With Your Kids

My husband and I decided that we wanted to plant new flowers around the tree in our front yard last weekend.  The existing plants were haphazardly placed and they were…

Farmers Market Family Fun

My family and I love to spend weekends outside.  Lucky for us, there are a lot of fun places to go and things to do here in Southern California. This…

Energy Saving Tips for Summertime

As DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince would say, “Summer summer summertime! Let’s just sit back and unwind!”  Here are some tips to help save you money while helping…

Mr. Eco the Environmental Rap Superhero

Inheriting Our Planet would like to introduce Mr. Eco the Environmental Rap Superhero!  We are on a like-minded mission.  The environmental rap superhero Mr. Eco who has performed for over…

Tips to Teach Kids About Water Conservation

Our kids always learn in school that 70% of the Earth is covered by water.  Even though less than 1% is available for human use, there are at least 36…

Why I Started Inheriting Our Planet

The start of Inheriting Our Planet started pretty naturally after writing DIY Inspired for a little over two years. It hit me one night when my daughter, (at the start…