For Purpose Kids is a quarterly subscription box for kids. It provides a fun and engaging way for children ages 5-10 to learn about helping other people, animals, and the environment, whether its around your community, or around the world. The box costs $39.99 per quarter, and they also offer pre-paid quarterly subscriptions and sibling add-ons. Each toolkit contains a children’s book, activity guide, 2-3 activities or items related to the theme, and surprise goodies.
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This is a review of The Protecting Our Environment Box!
The box provides materials, simple ideas, and easy-to-do activities to help connect you and your kids to “do good” opportunities in your area.
Everything inside the box is packaged in a green tissue paper sealed with a heart sticker.
We are so excited about this kit!
Everything in the box!
There’s a card that shows an entry from kids who try to make the world a better place through their simple, yet remarkable charitable purposes.
At the back of the pamphlet is a scramble and match activity!
On the other end of the pamphlet is a commitment to action pledge and a reminder to be always considerate to the environment and do something, however small, to protect it.
On the last page is the list of the tool kit inclusions in full description.
Vapur The Anti-Bottle ($9.99) The first environment-friendly item in the box is this anti-bottle liquid container. It’s amazingly reusable, foldable, attachable, freezable, sustainable, and totally convenient to use!
It’s made of three-layers of plastic which makes it super durable and much less likely to puncture or tear. It can be used as an ice pack and to store a beverage. It’s also dishwasher safe.
For me, its most valuable asset is its portability. It folds up really small when empty and when full is more pliable and much easier to pack than the ordinary water bottle.
The design and color are also very cool. Its clip and go integrated carabiner makes it easy to clamp to a purse, bag, or belt loop. The inner layer is also odor and taste resistant.
Magic Seed Paper. Believe it or not, this biodegradable paper can grow into wildflowers and other plants!
It’s crafted from 100% post-industrial recycled paper and dyed with all-natural vegetable-based pigments. They also use water-based inks for printing.
The first step in planting it is laying it over a good potting soil. It can be placed indoors or outdoors, depending on the temperature or condition. It’s beautifully and eco-friendly made in a way that you can actually feel the artisanal quality when you thumb through it.
Then, spread a 1/8 inch layer of soil over the plantable paper and tamp down gently.
After planting it properly in the pot, give it a good soak, just enough to damp the paper and soil nicely. Then, make sure to water it as needed once sturdy plants appear.
As a young girl in Kenya, Wangari was taught to respect nature. She grew up loving the land, plants, and animals that surrounded her -from the giant mugumo trees her people, the Kikuyu, revered to the tiny tadpoles that swam in the river. Although most Kenyan girls were not educated, Wangari, curious and hardworking, was allowed to go to school. There, her mind sprouted like a seed. She excelled at science and went on to study in the United States. After returning home, Wangari blazed a trail across Kenya, using her knowledge and compassion to promote the rights of her countrywomen and to help save the land, one tree at a time. Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace brings to life the empowering story of Wangari Maathai, the first African woman, and environmentalist, to win a Nobel Peace Prize. Engaging narrative and vibrant images paint a robust portrait of this inspiring champion of the land and of women’s rights.
The book is filled with incredibly beautiful and vibrant illustrations from cover to cover.
You will have a better idea of the story when you read the synopsis printed on the front end cover of the book.
It’s a true story of a Kenyan woman who strove hard to educate herself and help her country, especially its women through the preservation of natural resources, but then she was inevitably thrown in jail.
Despite everything that she’s been through, she remained resilient. In fact, she even grew stronger and eventually became Kenya’s minister of the environment and won a Nobel Peace prize in 2004!
We love the illustrations because they’re bursting with color, depth, and life.
My daughter admires Wangari so much because of how she stood up with what she believes in and how she brought life and nature back to Kenya however hard people tried to bring her down. She is one invincible woman!
Since they inspire everyone to take part in protecting the environment, they listed down some simple ways to do so. They also prepared a game for us with some interesting questions and tasks.
This is the story of a tree. My daughter chose to write it in line with this box’s theme. I am proud of how she managed to come up with it and even created a nice illustration out of it.
I think it’s very admirable how they could inspire young minds to take a step forward and be responsible for the environment. We had plenty of fun planting the magic paper seed and in reading the highly inspiring story of a woman who outstandingly surpassed life’s challenges and brought a big difference in their country and in the lives of many women. It’s one truly empowering story!
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