It’s never too soon to start teaching your kids the importance of protecting the Earth and it’s natural resources. The Magic House in Kirkwood is kicking off Earth Day a little early with “Recycled Creations” this Saturday and Sunday, April 10 and 11.
Join art educators from Leftovers, etc. throughout the day to make eco-friendly masterpieces with materials and supplies from local businesses. Recycled Creations is part of The Magic House's Visiting Artist Series and is free with museum admission.
On Earth Day, April 22, The Magic House will begin it’s “Super Kids Save the World” exhibit –a hands-on traveling exhibit created by The Magic House in partnership with the Crawford Taylor Foundation and Enterprise Rent-A-Car Family that gives kids the power to go green. Designed with eco-friendly materials and practices, this exhibit teaches kids the basics of the four R's: Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle.
Super Kids Save the Worldis based on the British children's book,George Saves the World by Lunchtime written by Jo Readman and illustrated by Ley Honor Roberts. The exhibit will run through December 31, 2010.
For more information on this and other events at the Magic House, visit www.magichouse.org.
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