Lessons With The Lorax: Conservation, love, and respect for the land
I was thrilled to be asked by Universal Studios to participate in a Blog Tour in support of Universal Pictures ‘Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax’.
When our kids heard that The Lorax was going to be released as a movie they were so excited. Even more so when the learned it’s in 3-D! They had grown up reading and sharing Dr. Seuss books. The Lorax was a later addition, a gift to them in honor of Earth Day. The Lorax is one of the primary environmental children’s books we read often.
In fact Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known to the world as the beloved Dr. Seuss moved to San Diego in the 1950′s and settled with his wife in La Jolla. March 2nd, the same day as the release of the film “Dr. Seuss‘ The Lorax, UC San Diego will host a big birthday party for Dr. Seuss’ 108th birthday.
With the release of The Lorax and Earth Day next month there’s no better time to talk with children about one of the many messages of films themes: Conservation, love, and respect for the land. The Lorax has a lot to teach us. One take away from the film was that there are so many options for change and each will have a big environmental impact on the planet.
Here are some simple ways that parents can help children understand the importance of the environment:
As The Lorax says: “UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. “
Be sure to check out the other blog tour participants.
Feb. 21 The Green Parent
Feb. 22 Eco Child’s Play
Feb. 23 The Smart Mama
Feb. 24 My Plastic Free Life
Feb. 27 Retro Housewife Goes Green
Feb. 28 Groovy Green Livin
Feb. 29 Mindful Momma
Mar. 1 Grean and Clean Mom
Mar. 2 Moms Going Green Blog
Mar. 3 Kitchen Stewardship
Mar. 4 Nature Moms
THE LORAX will be in theatres on March 2nd.
*Disclosure: I received compensation for being part of this blog tour. The opinions expressed in this post are my very own.Tweet