Earth. Our Home Planet.
Here are some interesting Earth facts to celebrate Earth Day!
Earth is the third planet from our sun.
It is the only known planet in our system to be known to harbour life.
Earth is made up of 71% Oceans and we still haven’t fully explored all of them.
Earths main 3 elements found on Earth are Oxygen, Iron and Silicone.
Earth has a powerful magnetic field.
Planet Earth is billions of years old – Wow! Get your head around that!
Making little changes can make a BIG difference to our world.
Here are some things you can do on Earth day and also from now on too, to make little changes in your life that can affect the planet in a positive way…
Give up single use plastics such as cling film and find somewhere to recycle those plastics – do not add them to your normal refuse or they end up in landfill.
Do a Beach Clean Up – if you visit the Beach or are able to – take a plastic bag with you.
Plant a Tree on your land or find an arboretum that allows you to plant one on their land in memory of a loved one.
Go Meat and Dairy Free for at least one day a week to reduce your carbon footprint.
Make a Bug Hotel for your Garden, hang it somewhere appropriate and check it regularly.
Only use Recyclable or Reusable Bags at the Supermarket.
Shop Locally when you can do to support local business.
Walk somewhere and walk regularly, fresh air is great for your mental health.
Use your car less when possible, could you carpool or walk?
Go on a Nature Scavenger Hunt with your Family and look for endangered species.
Pick up Litter around where you live, it doesn’t matter how much you collect, every bit helps.
Do lots of Recycling at Home and be mindful of doing what you can to reduce your waste.
Feed the Birds today or buy a bird feeder for your Garden to help regularly.
Make a Bee corner or Bee friendly flower pot in your Garden or on your windowsill.
Thank you for reading this blog post today, I hope that I have inspired you to do something for our Planet this Earth Day! Have a wonderful day!
✩ Sabrina ✩