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WalkIt! for Kids

DURATION

Less than 30 Minutes

WHERE

Everywhere!

WHEN

Every October!

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

None

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

At GCI we feel that people should define for themselves what it will mean now and through the 21st century to consume responsibly. 

If earth’s climate warming is directly linked to increased levels of carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and halocarbons, humans need to burn less fossil fuel, consume less plastic, produce less cement, cut down fewer and replant trees, eat less meat, grow less rice, use less nitrogen-based fertilizer, create fewer landfills, and refrigerate less with chloro-fluorocarbons.

At GCI we propose to nurture creative dialogue among all stakeholders with inspiring grass roots consumer initiatives and by forging public-private sector partnerships.

THE GRASS ROOTS INITIATIVE

The purpose of the Grass Roots Initiative is to allow consumers to determine for themselves what it means to consume responsibly. Make your voice heard.  Help us to understand what you think are the effects of human overconsumption on our environment.  Let us know what it means to you to consume less.  Visit Us On FacebookGoogle+, Pinterest or Twitter and share your thoughts.  We have some questions.  We believe you have the answers.  We look forward to receiving your comments in response to our posts, pins and tweets about the relationship between the environment and responsible consumption.

DESCRIPTION

WalkIt! for Kids...

International Walk To School Day is an annual event promoting walking and bicycling.  Every October, millions of children participate globally.  But why once a year?  Why not EVERY day?  Walking is wonderful for many reasons:

  • Physical activity.
  • Teaching safe pedestrian and bicycling skills.
  • Awareness of where improvements are necessary to increase neighborhood walkability.
  • Reducing traffic congestion + pollution near schools.
  • Traffic calming.
  • Sharing time with friends + family.
  • Concern for the environment.

You can get started with some great ideas at walkbiketoschool.org

Still having difficulty getting your child to walk?

TRY SILLY WALK-ING


ITEMS NEEDED

A good pair of walking shoes.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

You can get started with some great ideas at walkbiketoschool.org


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.

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