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Udoo's Guide to Teaching your Kids about Sustainability

What is sustainability and why is it important? How can I "teach" sustainability to my kids? How can we get closer to sustainable living at home? These are all very good questions! It can be very difficult to understand sustainability, even for adults, let alone trying to teach our kids about it. But, we at Udoo believe that everything can be learned by playing and doing, so we wrote this guide to share our passion for the earth with you and give you some guidance towards changing your and your children's lives for a healthier planet!   SO, WHAT IS SUSTAINABILITY? Sustainability is living our lives in such a way that we can have everything we need and be happy without compromising...

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Celebrating Love and Family!

This weekend is packed full of celebration and excitement! We have Family Day coming up on Monday, February 13th, and just after that is Valentine's Day, on Tuesday, February 14th! So, we at Udoo Planet wanted to give thanks to the people we love most - our families - and show our appreciation for the wonderful little things they do to make every day special! Here are some things you can do with your family to make them feel special this weekend. 1. Make them a Heart-Shaped Breakfast! Heart shaped toast, heart shaped eggs, heart shaped hash-browns, heart-shaped fruits and vegetables! What says love and family better than a heart?     2. Turn your living room into a tent...

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Boodo Stories: Nosy and the Big Secret, Part 3

CLICK HERE TO READ PART 1 CLICK HERE TO READ PART 2 ~~~ A storm was brewing outside the small house on the mountain. Thunder and lighting cracked in the sky, making the lights flicker on and off. All the monsters were scared and huddled together closely in a group. "And now..." said the scientist. "Now it is time to unleash all of this power I have stolen and use it to control the world!" He laughed his mighty laugh and lightning flashed in the sky again. He held up the green potion that he had fed to all of the monsters and brought it to his mouth to drink. He was about to take a sip when Nosy yelled:...

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Getting Outside with Kids

It's February, and you know what that means! The days are getting longer and the sun is finally waking up from it's long winter sleep. Here in Vancouver, it's been sunny for three days in a row, which is nothing short of a miracle! Lots of science supports the claim that getting outside and spending time in nature is essential for healthy childhood development. So it's time for you and your kids to close those computers, turn off those smartphones, and step out for some fantastic learning in the great outdoors! Here are some ideas for winter activities for the whole family: 1. Go on a Photo Walk! Grab your cameras and head into the wilderness for some beautiful nature...

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Boodo Stories: Nosy and the Big Secret, Part 2

CLICK HERE TO READ PART 1 ~~~ When Nosy woke up, he found himself in a room full of other young monsters! “Hello?” he called out, still drowsy from sleep. “Where am I?” “Hi,” replied another monster. “My name is Toothy. I guess you got trapped here by mistake as well?” Nosy nodded his head, and Toothy reached down to help him stand up on his feet. The other monsters in the room came closer to greet him. “I was out exploring after school yesterday and I was curious about this house, so I came by to see who lived here.” Nosy explained. He started to cry a little. “Now I'll never see my mother again!” he sobbed with tears...

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