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JULY 26, 2012 9:35AM

Camper Kitchen Make Over

Camper Sweet Camper!

When we got our VW Camper a couple years ago and started camping again,  it was apparent to me why my father made a camper kitchen way back when. With luck , it was still in storage, just waiting to be dusted off. Needless to say,  it was… Read full post »

JULY 25, 2012 2:25PM

These Ideas Are A Camping Natural

There is nothing greener than camping under the trees and stars, on a beach or in the dessert, one with nature.

So, how can it get greener than that?

Here are our favorite camping tips and ideas to make any experience a natural. 

These portable homemade firestarters re-use egg cartons. Follow… Read full post »

Fourth of July and the lazy days of summer allow us the perfect time to do nature crafts.  

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At Cape Cod, beach rocks, shells and driftwood are plentiful.  Add some paint and you have the perfect summer project!

summer nature crafts 

Last year ten neighborhood kids in Sandwich, M… Read full post »

10 Recycle Toys To Make From Plastic Bottles

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It's time for outdoors! Bottles seem to be everywhere.  Water bottles, juice bottles, energy drink bottles, milk bottles, soda bottles, and they all need to be recycled.  

We prefer that you bring your own bottle, and use reusable contain… Read full post »

MAY 16, 2012 9:18AM

The Art Of Gardening Green

Great Upcycle Ideas To Decorate Your Garden And Your Yard

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 It's that time of year.  Time to prepare your garden and your outdoor spaces.  We are all conscious of making things more organic and greener.  So, why not refashion something you already have, by recycling and up… Read full post »

MAY 15, 2012 8:34PM

A World of Discovery At The Sea

Summer crafts kids can do with things they find at the ocean.

As ee cummings put it in his poem "Maggie and Milly and Molly and May"  (below) we find something of ourselves at the sea.

So, this summer, when you and your kids are by the water, collect favorite stones… Read full post »

APRIL 26, 2012 10:48AM

The Art Of The Tree for Arbor Day

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Celebrate Arbor Day in April

Arbor Day tops the end of Earth Month. It is the one day a year that we focus on world trees.  Trees have such beautiful form and have an important place in nature.  

What can you for Arbor Day?  

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Planetpals Blog is pleased to announce that it has been added to the PRESCHOOL BLOGGERS NETWORK, which includes many of the most distinguished early education blogs worldwide.

The network is an association of preschool blogs that join together to bring  theme articles to teachers, e… Read full post »

APRIL 21, 2012 5:59AM

Happy Earthday To All Our Pals!

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Have a green day, week, year. 

Earthday Everything at  Read full post »

APRIL 20, 2012 8:35AM

We Have Earthday Covered

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We want to wish all our PALS a green, clean and healthy Earth Day!

Whether you are celebrating Earth Day, Earth Month or Earth Week, remember to be a Planetpal today and every day :)

We have Earth Day Covered with a complete activity center for all ages all needs.

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APRIL 18, 2012 8:38AM

Put A Lid On The Kid!

Creative jars that hold loads of ideas to help you teach your kids.

Recycle Jar Ideas

Whether it's time for time out or time for learning, the jar has become a an interesting teaching tool for kids.  Recycled jars have been used to hold all kinds of things through the years. We have… Read full post »

For Earth Month try this simple eco friendly idea from Planetpals, it can be a win win for companies and schools. 

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Big Companies, Small Companies, Big Schools, Small Schools! 

All you have to do is sign up your company and/

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APRIL 1, 2012 9:20AM

It's Earth Month!

What can you do to help the planet?

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April 1st marks the official beginning of Earth Month, (though many places on Earth have been celebrating since March).

By now, you are probably doing something to help the planet, such as recycling.  But there are more things you can do… Read full post »

MARCH 15, 2012 5:26PM

Earthday Can Be So Sweet!

Our Favorite Earthday Food Art and Recipes To make Your Earthday Celebration A Little Sweeter

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Earthday is a great day for  family and friends to celebrate their love of Earth.  We hope you are enjoying the day outdoors with nature, too.  So, while you are having your earth… Read full post »


Follow Planetpals on Pinterest for the best selection of green pins ever!


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Our boards include ideas, crafts, downloads, fun facts and curiosities for family, teachers, home school, moms and dads, kids, healthy foods, recycle, upcycle, holiday and every… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 26, 2012 8:49AM

Join In On The Earthday Haiku Webfest!


kids count for Earth day Haiku Contest Webfest 

We call it the The 2012 "Kids Count for Earthday" Haiku Webfest because we want you to help everyone learn to keep the planet clean and healthy!

Kids Count For Earthday Haiku Websfest Open to Kids 7-20 Worldwide.

Each year, at Planetpals, we host an Earth Day event for kids.… Read full post »

valentines love crafts ideas

For Valentine's Day, Planetpals has lots of Love, Peace And Sweet Goodies for all our PALS around the world!  

It's all wrapped up in the Green Valentine's Journal, with an Exclusive Collection of Green Valentine Holiday Ideas, Tips, Crafts for Valentine's Day, White Day and LoRead full post »

FEBRUARY 12, 2012 11:23AM

Planetpals Is More Sociable Than Ever!

Planetpals social networking at your favorite social media sources.




If you are on FB then you already know what a great tool it is for keeping up with friends. You can also keep up with your Pals, The Planetpals, on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, My Space, YouTube, … Read full post »

The 11th College Campus Recycling Competition 


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Recyclemania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities. The program is a project of the College and University Recyc… Read full post »

Fabulous Houses Made With Natural Surroundings 

earth house

Houses made with materials from our natural surroundings is not a new concept, it's been going on since the beginning of time.  Yet, in a day and age of mini castles and sprawling estates,  it is a rare sight to see.

So, take a… Read full post »

JANUARY 11, 2012 6:23PM

A Song Of Peace And Tolerance

How One Small School in Germany Shared A Big Message For The World With Ikidsclub Theme Song at their UN Assembly.

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Peace and Tolerance are a big part of school curriculumRead full post »

JANUARY 3, 2012 12:16PM

How To Cut Down On Plastic Bottles

Think out of the bottle!

recycle water bottles bring your own bottle 

Using water bottles isn't just about convenience.  It's about recycling and responsibility.  It's about islands of plastic in the ocean and plastic beaches worldwide.  Getting rid of water bottles is an easy task and simple lifestyle change. … Read full post »

JANUARY 1, 2012 11:22AM

Happy New Year To All Our Pals On Earth

Wishing 2012 brings health, happiness, a more peaceful and greener Earth :)


Join us !



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DECEMBER 31, 2011 9:06AM

Celebrate Your Party In Green

New Years or not, these party tips can help you celebrate in style, on budget and in green.

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Planetpals would like to share some tips on how you can have a Greener more Eco friendly PARTY:

Remember: We all need to do our part.
You can be a Panetpal, too!

Here areRead full post »