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Can children save the environment?
In this episode of Chatabout Children, we bring in award-winning child empowerment author Karen Tyrrell. Karen is a childhood teacher turn children’s book author whose Songbird series has sparked interest in many children about the wonders and importance of the environment. Her books have won various awards and recommendations as well as the admiration of Sir David Attenborough, an English broadcaster and natural historian. In my conversation with her, she shares her best advice on how parents and teachers can facilitate environmental awareness in young minds.
Listen and learn about:
• Why Karen writes about the environment • What children need to know the most about saving the environment • Are children getting more environmentally aware? • Why spending time in nature and using your five senses while there is important • Awakening interest in nature in someone who is detached from the environment • The genesis of Karen’s Songbird book series • What’s happening with the bees at the moment • What children can do the take care of trees • What kids can do to keep the seas healthy • The letter Karen received from Sir David Attenborough • Greta Thunberg's example
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