There is No Away Coloring Pages

There is No Away is my favorite book I’ve completed so far, and it has been a huge hit at the preschool I’ve been working at. There are quite a few kids who just know my by the book, and whenever they see me, they ask me to bring the book to their class (or to their house) šŸ™‚ I think protecting our planet is a great message for kids to start learning, and learning about ways to do can lead to independent, creative, community minded people! If you want to expand your conversation about where things go when they get thrown out, or even just use up the other side of some papers, here are some There is No Away coloring pages free to download and print! šŸ˜€

There is No Away sewing machine magic landfill


PDF files of coloring pagesĀ can be foundĀ here.

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Happy Earth Day!

I recently took a trip to Mexico for a little break from the rain. I had never been to Mexico before, but the part that I was in was in Baja, on the Pacific side. I made an effort to go out of my way, and my comfort zone and chat with locals, ask them about art, and the environment.

Environmentalism isn’t just an idea that belongs to one country, color of skin, or socioeconomic class. The desire to protect what belongs to us all exists cross culturally. And the possibility to be affected by lack of protections exists cross culturally as well, although, sadly, this burden does rest more squarely on people in lower socioeconomic classes. I was visiting a country which was largely poorer than my own, and I wanted to hear their thoughts and opinions on sustainability, at least as far as our language barrier would allow. Read More